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After a setback in which Deseret Book decided to drop her as one of their clients, Condie published. Matched with Dutton Penguin in November of 2010. Matched s sequels, Crossed and Reached, were published exactly one and two years later, respectively. Condie has most recently been promoting her new book, Atlantia, a standalone novel released in late 2014. She describes its story, set in a dystopian future, as being "about sisters and mystery and a crumbling underwater city and falling in love for the first time though "its not about mermaids. Condie was born in November 1971 and spent her youth in southern Utah. Her mother, an artist, was a significant creative influence on her growing up, introducing her to many famous paintings and poems. Enthralled, a collaborative anthology of paranormal short stories, as well as. The Moms' Club Diaries: Notes from a World of Playdates, Pacifiers, and Poignant Moments, which she compiled with writer Lindsay Hepworth.
Condie has said in interviews that her inspiration to write. Matched came from a conversation she and her husband had over dinner one night about the societal role of marriage. She also drew inspiration from chaperoning a high school Junior Prom, and from a matching dance that she attended in.
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Condie graduated from Brigham Young University with a degree in English Teaching, after which time she taught high school English in Utah and upstate New York for several years. She began writing after her first son was born.
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