Vonnie Winslow Crist is the author of short stories, poems, and novels for young adults and adults, as well as "Leprechaun Cake & Other Tales," a children's book selected one of the Best Books of the Year by PCRM. A Pushcart Nominee and winner of 2 Honorable Mentions in L. Ron Hubbard's Writers of the Future Contests, she is the recipient of a MSAC Writing Award. Both "The Greener Forest" and "The Enchanted Skean" were voted among the Top Ten books for Young Adults in the P&E Reader's Poll. "The Enchanted Skean" is a Finalist for the 2014 Compton Crook Award.
As an illustrator, she's had over 1,000 illustrations published in books, magazines, and calendars.
She is an avid JRR Tolkien and CS Lewis fan, and a firm believer in the magical world that surrounds us! A clover-hand who's found so many 4-leafed clovers she keeps them in jars, Vonnie is quite fond of Harry Potter & Hogwarts, The Hunger Games, Star Wars, Star Trek, and everything Fairy!