Writing under the pen name Marie Savage, Kristina Makansi is a life-long armchair archaeologist obsessed with the ancient world. Captivated by the beauty of Delphi, she outlined Oracles of Delphi while flying home from one of her visits to Greece. Kristina is the co-founder of Blank Slate Press, Treehouse Author Services, and is on the board of the Saint Louis Literary Consortium and Missouri Center for the Book. She's also the co-author of the THE SOWING, the first in a sci-fi YA trilogy. kristinamakansi.com