Cordelia Kelly has been a lawyer and a journalist in past lives, but finally settled on writing stories and drawing illustrations after all that. She writes mainly horror and fantasy for young adult and middle grade audiences. The Well of Souls is her debut novel. All of her work can be found at Her anthology of horror stories, Then She Said Hush is available. Several of her short stories have been published, and she was the 2019 winner of the Geneva Writers Literary Prize in Fiction.