Tehlor Kay Mejia is an author and Oregon native in love with the alpine meadows and evergreen forests of her home state, where she lives with her daughter. When she’s not writing, you can find her plucking at her guitar, stealing rosemary sprigs from overgrown gardens, or trying to make the perfect vegan tamale. She is active in the Latinx lit community, and passionate about representation for marginalized teens in media.
Her short fiction appears in the All Out and Toil & Trouble anthologies from Inkyard Press. Her debut YA fantasy novel, We Set the Dark on Fire, was published in February 2019 from Katherine Tegen/HarperCollins and the sequel, We Unleash the Merciless Storm, will be published in February 2020.