Biography of Rick Yancey

Rick Yancey is the author of fifteen novels and one memoir. He was born in Miami, Florida and adopted. His given name is John Richard Yancey. Rick loved to read as a child and worked on his family farm in Florida. He graduated from Roosevelt University. Afterwards, he taught and acted before working for the IRS for 12 years. Yancey began writing full-time in 2004. Rick lives in Florida with his wife and youngest son.


Study Guides on Works by Rick Yancey

The 5th Wave is the first book of a science-fiction/fantasy trilogy by Rick Yancey and was published in 2013 by Penguin Group. The story is written from a first-person (diary) perspective from the viewpoint of Cassie Sullivan, the protagonist of...

The Infinite Sea is the second book in a published trilogy by Rick Yancey. The first book, The 5th Wave was turned into a movie, starring Chloe Grace Moretz, but it was not well-received. The following sequel is called The Lost Star. The Infinite...