Allyson Braithwaite Condie is an American writer of young adult fiction, primarily under the name Ally Condie. She wrote the Matched trilogy (2010–2012), a science fiction dystopia, whose first book, Matched, was a New York Times Best Seller.
Condie was born in Cedar City, Utah. She went to Brigham Young University and has a degree in English Teaching. She taught high school English in Utah and in upstate New York. She lives with her husband and four children outside of Salt Lake City, Utah. She has 3 siblings 1 brother named Nic and 2 sisters, Elaine and Hope.
The novel Matched was published by Dutton Penguin in November 2010 and reached number three on the Children's Chapter Books bestseller list in January. The novel has been optioned to the Walt Disney Company, and foreign rights have been sold to 30 countries.
The second book, Crossed, was published in November 2011, and Reached, published November 2012, completed the trilogy.