The Dork Diaries is a series of children’s books by American author Rachel Renee Russell. The main character of the series, Nikki Maxwell, is a new (and not-so-popular) student at Westchester Country Day private school. She hears that she’s getting a present for the new school year from her mother and expects an iPhone, but […]


Rachel Renee Russell is an American author of children’s books. She writes the Dork Diaries series. Rachel is an attorney, but she prefers writing books for tweens to writing legal briefs. She enjoys growing purple flowers and making useless crafts. Rachel lives in Northern Virginia and freely admits to being a total “dork.”