TPW 098: Aileen Erin on All Things YA


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Aileen has a BS in Radio-TV-Film from the University of Texas at Austin. After working in commercial editing in Los Angeles for a few years and writing after hours, Aileen decided to leave the industry to dedicate more time to learning the craft. Since then, she’s hit the USA Today Best-Selling list twice, and has moved nearly five hundred thousand books in her Alpha Girl series. In this interview, Ryan and Aileen discuss her unique angle on writing YA, why writing good books is not enough for success, her journey in doing an MFA, and much more. Find Aileen and her books at:

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