Brenna Burns Yu (she/they) is the author and illustrator of Hazel and Twig: The Lost Egg, and Hazel and Twig: The Birthday Fortune, both published by Candlewick Press. Hazel and Twig: The Lost Egg was a finalist for the 2021 Connecticut Book Awards. Brenna is represented by Linda Camacho at Gallt & Zacker Literary Agency. They have an MFA from the Fiber Department of the Cranbrook Academy of Art. They live with their family in a pink house with a wild garden in Connecticut.