We catch up with Jennifer Niven, author of the bestselling All The Bright Places and Holding Up The Universe, to talk about the YA community, the pressure teenage girls face, and the advice she’d give her 13-year-old self.

Author Alexia Casale was teased at school for everything from her clothes to her name to her eczema to her way of saying hello – but a simple twist in how she thought about things meant that she never really felt like she was getting bullied at all. Watch her story in this video.