Stephanie is a writer based in the Victorian mining town of Leadville, Colorado, where she lives at 10,152 feet with her husband, five chickens, two bantam English game hens and one Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. After a former life in big cities-New York City, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Boston, Mexico City, Atlanta, Los Angeles and Santa Fe-she now enjoys the birdsong and quiet writing time she finds in Leadville. When she's not writing, Stephanie stays busy sewing fancy gowns, playing MMOS, running the historic Tabor Opera House and working as a part-time technology venture capitalist. Her first novel draws on her experience living and working in Japan; her next historical novel is set in Mexico where she also lived for several years. As a Leadville local, she likes her Victorian attire spiced with a little neo-Victorian futurism and the biggest bustle possible.
Recognition for "Toru: Wayfarer Returns"
-- Honorable Mention, Commercial Fiction, 2017 Eric Hoffer Book Award
-- Bronze Medal, Fiction, 2016 Wishing Shelf Book Awards
-- Finalist, Fantasy, 2016 Next Generation Indie Book Awards
-- Bronze Medal, Multicultural Fiction, 2016 eLit Book Awards
-- Finalist (winners TBD), Multicultural Fiction, 2016 Foreword INDIES Book Awards
-- Shortlist, Science Fiction and Speculative Fiction, 2016 Cygnus Awards
-- Awesome Indies Approved
-- IndieB.R.A.G Medallion Award