K.V. Taylor is an avid reader and writer of urban fantasy and dark speculative fiction, even though the only degree she holds is in the history of art. (Or, possibly, because the only degree she holds is in the history of art.) Originally from the Appalachian foothills of West Virginia, she currently lives in the D.C. Metro Area with her husband and mutant cat. Her short fiction can be found at kvtaylor.com, and her first novel, Scripped, was published by Belfire Press in late 2011. She edits for Morrigan Books and collects The Red Penny Papers in her dining room.