Updated July 2017

Christa Yelich-Koth is the author of Award winning (2016 Novel of Excellence award in Science Fiction from Author’s Circle Awards) and Amazon Bestselling science fantasy novels Eomix Galaxy Books: ILLUSION and IDENTITY. She’s the author of graphic novel HOLLOW, and comic book series HOLLOW’S PRISM. She’s also a short story contest winner from Spike’s Books for her entry based on the testimony of an agoraphobic (you can read the winning story HERE).

Christa is also co-founder and head of submissions for Buzz & Roar Publishing. She also edits and has been fortunate enough to work with several bestselling authors. For more information about contacting her as an editor, click HERE. For information about submissions to Buzz & Roar Publishing, click HERE.

 

For those of you a little bit curious about the girl behind the curtain, here are a couple of quick things about me:

-My full name, which looks like quite a handful, is a combination of my mother’s last name (Yelich) and my father’s (Koth). Pronunciation is easy if you break it down: “Yell-itch” and the word Coat with an “h” on the end. Now you try. 🙂

-I had quite a varied educational background, from Spanish Immersion primary school, to vocal music at an arts high school (where I learned classical music and opera), and finally my B.S. in Biology. I’ve always had a love for animal work and found myself most interested in marine biology and entomology–which may account for why science fiction has such a draw as animals in those areas are some of the least Earthly looking creatures out there.

-I have been writing since middle school, but didn’t consider it as a career until 2003.

-I have a horrible memory, which comes in handy when rereading books that I love, because I always find something new in them I forgot the first time around.

-I enjoy multiple genres and writers and have found that if the book interests me, then I’ll read it, regardless of hype, author, or style. I’m always looking for new books so feel free to recommend some that you enjoy.

-As for why I write? I write because I have a story that needs to come out.  I write because I can’t NOT write. I write because I love creating something that pulls me out of my own world and lets me for a little while get lost inside someone or someplace else. And I write because I HAVE to know how the story ends.

–Christa Yelich-Koth

 

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