Crissa-Jean Chappell's debut novel, Total Constant Order, was published by HarperTeen. It is a Florida Book Award medalist, a New York Public Library Book for the Teen Age, and a VOYA “Perfect Ten.”(starred review. Editor’s Choice Book).
Her second YA novel, NARC, will be published in 2012 by Flux Books.
She is a fulltime professor at Miami International University of Art and Design, where she has taught creative writing for over ten years.