Brook Busey-Maurio (born June 14, 1978), pen name Diablo Cody, is an American writer and producer. She became known for her candid blog and subsequent memoir, Candy Girl: A Year in the Life of an Unlikely Stripper (2005), Cody achieved critical acclaim for her debut feature film script, Juno (2007), winning the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay, the BAFTA Award for Best Original Screenplay, the Independent Spirit Award for Best First Screenplay, and the Writers Guild of America Award for Best Original Screenplay.
Cody created, wrote, and produced Showtime’s television series United States of Tara (2009–2011) and wrote and produced the films Jennifer’s Body (2009) and Young Adult (2011). For Adult, she received a second nomination for the Writers Guild of America Award for Best Original Screenplay. Her directorial debut, Paradise, was released on October 18, 2013.