Catherynne M. Valente
Born in the Pacific Northwest in 1979, Catherynne M. Valente is the author of a dozen works of fiction and poetry, including Palimpsest, the Orphan’s Tales series, The Labyrinth, plus a crowdfunded phenomenon The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Own Making, which won the Andre Norton Nebula award in 2010.
She is the winner of the Tiptree Award, the Mythopoeic Award, the Rhysling Award, and the Million Writers Award She has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize, the Spectrum Awards, and was a finalist for the World Fantasy Award in 2007 and 2009.
She lives on an island off the coast of Maine with her partner and two dogs.
You can visit her on the web to learn more about her adult works.
S. J. Tucker
Frontwoman of bands Skinny White Chick and Tricky Pixie, S. J. is a beloved songwriter, recently named ‘The Face of NeoTribal Paganism’ by the press. She tours the country full-time and makes a modest living singing for her friends and fans, and also spinning fire on stilts with her partner, Kevin K Wiley.
Find out more about her music by visiting http://www.skinnywhitechick.com
Trudy Herring was a storyteller and author from Millington, TN. When she wasn’t telling tales, or penning short stories for anthologies, (Mark Fitzgerald’s Tales of Fantasy, Fall 2007 from Kerlack Publishing, “The Spell” and also from Kerlack Publishing, Spring 2009, “Dragon Solstice”) she was a spiritual leader and minister for Summerland Grove Church. Rabbit’s Song was her first children’s book. Trudy passed away in December, 2010.
W. Lyon Martin
Lyon is both author and illustrator. An Eclectic Pagan living in Eastern Missouri, she has written articles for Craft publications both on-line and in print including PanGaia, IF…, Broomstix, The Seeker Journal, NewWitch, Acorns Journal, Elements Magazine, Crescent Magazine, The Witch’s Voice and The Pagan-Wiccan Times.
Visit her website to learn more or book an appearance…