The Alyson Noel talks discuss how labels affect identity and the importance of living beyond them. The subject matter of the speech is likely derived from her experience writing fiction for adolescents, as a New York Times Best Selling author. The award-winning young adult writer penned such works as Faking 19, the Immortals series and the Soul Seekers series. In 2 years the author wrote eight New York Times Best Sellers, which have over 7 million copies in print featured in 37 languages across 50 different countries.
In addition to winning awards including the National Reader's Choice Award, NYLA Book of Winter Award, the speaker has been nominated for several others. The Alyson Noel talks also mention her previous work experience as a flight attendant.