The Geography of Girlhood is a raw and powerful novel about navigating the vague and angst-filled time between youth and adulthood. Told in verse, the novel follows a girl from ages fourteen to eighteen, exploring first crushes, first dances, first kisses, and the dangers of growing up.
Kirsten Smith first began writing poetry while attending Occidental College but has made a career out of writing screenplays. Her credits include "10 Things I Hate About You," "Legally Blonde," "House Bunny," and "Ella Enchanted." She is the author of Geography of Girlhood.