Jody Calkins grew up in the Minnesotan woods and now lives in rural Northern Virginia with her family. She started writing and editing professionally in 2008. She has a degree in classical studies and literature, loves studying languages, and writes middle-grade literature and young adult speculative fiction.

She is the author of the young adult speculative thrillers ShatteredTainted, and Bought (all are available on Amazon in both Kindle and paperback versions).

Look for Charged, Book 2 of the Bought Series, in Summer 2018!

Her current writing projects also include two middle-grade novels (for ages 9 to 12) which she plans to release before summer break in 2018 and a YA fantasy novel with sorcery, dungeons, and wolves.

Jody Calkins is also a book editor specializing in young adult fiction, mystery, thriller, science fiction, and fantasy.