About the author

Julie Ann Dawson

<p>Julie Ann Dawson is an author, editor, publisher, RPG designer, and advocate for writers who may occasionally require the services of someone with access to Force Lightning (and in case it was not obvious, a bit of a geek).</p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.6;">Her work has appeared in a variety of print and digital media, including such diverse publications as the New Jersey Review of Literature, Lucidity, Black Bough, Poetry Magazine, Gareth Blackmore&rsquo;s Unusual Tales, Demonground, The Philadelphia Inquirer, and others.</span></p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.6;">In 2002 she started her own publishing company, Bards and Sages. The company has gone from having two titles to over one hundred titles between their print and digital products.</span></p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.6;">In 2009, she launched the Bards and Sages Quarterly, a literary journal of speculative fiction. In 2012 and 2013, she served as a judge for the IBPA&#39;s Benjamin Franklin Awards.</span></p>