K.L. Townsend is a writer of speculative fiction, mainly contemporary and urban fantasy, as well as some historical and steampunk. She has a background in anthropology and gender studies with a particular interest in folklore. Some of her writing idols include Neil Gaiman, Stephen King, J.K. Rowling, and Jim Butcher, among many more. She is a member of both the SFWA (Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America) and the RWA (Romance Writers of America).
She lives in the heart of New England where she geeks out over world mythology, ancient history, and the unexplained. She hopes to one day solve one of the world's greatest mysteries: which makes a better time machine, DeLorean or phone booth?