Hollywood smileKJ Cartmell lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with his wife, two daughters and his cat. He has a Bachelor’s in English from the California State University at Hayward. He is the author of the Liam Wren series on HarryPotterFanFiction.com.

He began writing for young people as a way to share his writing with his two daughters. As a teen, KJ was actively involved in a large Evangelical church. The story of The Gospel of Thomas came out of those experiences. He counts Barbara Kingsolver, Katherine Patterson and J.K. Rowling among his favorite authors. You can connect with KJ on Twitter @KJCartmell, on Instagram @kjcartmell, and GoodReads (K_J_Cartmell).  Check out his website.