Connor Shane is an “almost” 20-year-old author currently making his way through community college. He hopes to become an ecologist one day in order to help better understand and protect the wildlife of our planet.
Connor loves a story that carries a message and believes art is one of the most beautifl ways to teach lessons, allowing us to live our best days. He prefers deep discussions about life as opposed to throwing opinions about the weather into the wind. He’s also a serious gamer.
Connor goes by the pen name Curon. A Warm Touch is his debut novel.
Daniel Santos is a twenty-one-year young adult author, born in Manila, Philippines, and immigrated to the U.S at a very young age. He's spent most of his life living in the West while occasionally flying home to visit his family. When he's not listening to music, playing video games or just doing things people of his age engage in, he's writing. Daniel's writing usually consists of fantasy fiction that delves into the paranormal. He likes to focus on characterization and letting the reader get to know his characters. He genuinely believes that we often learn more from fictional characters than we do from real ones. Life is Inevitable is his debut novel.
SB Hilarion is the author and lead illustrator of the narrative nonfiction children’s books in the Raising Young Scholars Series. She is passionate about showing the similarities among world cultures and broadening the world knowledge of young readers to encourage curiosity, tolerance, and confidence in all children.
Calvin James began his creative journey when he was nineteen. He taught himself how to play guitar, started writing music, and founded a record company, Climax Records, Inc. in 2001. He released his first album, “City” in 2004. Around 2011, he took an interest in writing and gradually shifted his focus away from music to writing children’s stories.
Madison Farkas is an author, media critic and editor who has written for CBC Books, Global News, Avenue Magazine and the Calgary Journal, among others. Her background is in magazine publishing and local investigative journalism and she is a yoga lover, amateur chef and sometimes painter. She lives with her partner and many houseplants in Ontario, Canada. The Three Tree is her first book.