Today on the Speculative Fiction Cantina we are proud to welcome Dianna Beirne and R. J. Eliason.
Dianna Beirne is the author of the Young Adult Fantasy series Aurelious Forty which includes Aurelious Forty; Volume One, Aurelious Forty; Volume Two and, the about to be released, Aurelious Forty; Volume Three. Prior to dedicating her time to writing, Dianna taught undergraduate and graduate courses about using literacy in the elementary, middle, and high school classroom.
She graduated from St. Bonaventure University with a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education, then obtained a Master’s degree in Literacy from Hofstra University before culminating her own academic endeavors with a Doctorate in Education specializing in Curriculum and Teaching from Northcentral University.
Dianna lives in New York and is the grateful mother of a son whom she misses terribly when he is away at college.
R. J. Eliason
Ms. Eliason is both a writer and a fan of deeply immersive science fiction and fantasy novels. She loves to share with her fans the worlds she is creating, and the ones she is discovering. She writes contemporary YA novels dealing with LGBT themes under the name Rachel Eliason and fantasy/science fiction under R. J. Eliason.
From today's show: Giant Ice Sheet on Mars