Stephanie Keyes is the author of the YA Fantasy series, The Star Child [Inkspell Publishing], which includes The Star Child, After Faerie, The Fallen Stars, The Star Catcher, The Last Protector, and A Faerie Wedding. In 2016, Inkspell compiled The Star Child novellas into the paperback, Into Faerie: The Star Child Novellas. Her work also appears in the anthologies Moonbeams and Magic, Blood In The Shadows, and the international bestseller, Ever in the After: 13 Fantasy Tales. She also writes adult romance at Gemma McKay.

Ms. Keyes is a 2018 International Book Awards finalist. She's a seasoned presenter and has facilitated courses throughout the US and the UK. Ms. Keyes has presented and facilitated courses throughout the US and the UK. In addition, her work has received multiple commendations, including the following: 2015 BTS Magazine Reader's Choice Awards Finalist, 2014 Dante Rossetti Young Adult Novel Awards—Mythological Category—First Place, 2013 Kindle Book Awards Semi-finalist. Keyes was also selected as a 2015 Rutgers University One-On-One Plus Conference mentee. She's an active member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators and Pennwriters.

When she's not writing, Keyes is an adjunct faculty member at the Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC). She also works as a freelance graphic and instructional designer. She lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with her husband and her boys, Hip-Hop and Bam-Bam, and dogs Duncan MacLeod and Princess Riley. Steph is a hopeless romantic and Whovian who's shamelessly addicted to Nutella and spontaneous singing.

Photo courtesy, Kristina Serafini  Photo

Photo courtesy, Kristina Serafini  Photo




The Star Child Series

The world is about to be cloaked in darkness. Only one can stop the night. 

What's better than magick, Irish folklore, and using your brains to get out of trouble? You'll find all those things and more in the award-winning, bestselling series, The Star Child. This six-title series takes readers throughout Maine, Ireland, and the mythical world of Faerie. Follow Kellen St. James and his coming-of-age story as he discovers it's not where we come from that defines us, but who we choose to be.


Anthology Tales

Not ready to commit to an entire series? Check out these anthologies and read a novella from Stephanie Keyes. From an army brat who gets pushed to fit in in Into the Garden, to girl who sees a mysterious boy in the woods in The Boy In the Trees, these bite-sized adventures are perfect for whiling away an afternoon.