About the Author
Alaya Johnson graduated from Columbia University in 2004 with a BA in East Asian Languages and Cultures. She has published The Goblin King, for younger readers, and is working on a fantasy trilogy for older teens called The Spirit Binders. The first book, Racing the Dark, was published in 2007 and the second, The Burning City, was released in April 2010. She also has an unrelated adult 1920s vampire suffragette novel, Moonshine, out in May 2010.