AJ Salem


AJ Salem was born in Haifa, Israel to parents who immigrated from the other side of Dracula's mountain. She was just a toddler when her family picked up and made the big move to New York where necessity had her learning English from Sesame Street and weekly trips to the public library where her mother encouraged her to stock up on books.

AJ graduated from the Fashion Institute of Technology with a BFA in Illustration and has been working as a Graphic Designer. In 2009, after completing her first NaNoWriMo, she decided to make a career change but credits her previous education and experience to preparing her for becoming a novelist.

When she isn t writing or reading, AJ is rearing her four children, crocheting and watching too much British Television.

Almost Demon, her first novel, follows 17-year old Gemma Pope, a reluctant demon summoner, as she battles the dark shadows suddenly threatening her hometown of Harrisport while coming to terms with her role in the death of her twin brother and two friends.

Smashwords Interview

What books have you written? What are you currently working on?
Almost Demon is my first novel. I have the second book of the Sigil Cycle series, Born Human, in the works.
How many books will be in the Sigil Cycle series?
The plan is to have seven books. That’s how it’s been plotted. So, yeah, I know what happens at the end.
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