Jo Fontana resides in Denver, Colorado with her family and special needs pets. She is a genre-fluid author and writes fiction, mostly fantasy, horror, and young adult, but is also known to dabble in children’s literature. She is a member of the Colorado Authors’ League. The author won first place for her short story “The Plant Lady” at the Quid Novi Festival, 2014. Gods of the Bay is her debut novel and was a finalist in the 2021 CAL Awards. Her newest novel, City of the Dreaded God is available now. Please visit www.jofontana.com.