J.K. Ishaya is the author of the fantasy-horror novel series Corvus Rex, for which she also wrote and directed an extensive trailer. She also penned the award-winning short film Viridescent, which had its world premiere at the TLC Chinese Theater in the Beverly Hills Film Fest. Her work continues with The Arcadia Chronicles, a dark urban fantasy series co-written with Kenneth Mader. Her focus is primarily on literature of a Lovecraftian nature, exploring the concept of cosmic horror and the fear of the unknown through the crossed genres of historical fiction, horror, and fantasy.
A graduate of UNC-Asheville, she has also studied abroad at Oxford, England. She has lived in the Washington, D.C. area and Los Angeles, CA.. She currently resides in her home town outside of Asheville, North Carolina, where she is part of the Society for Creative Anachronism, an international medieval reenactment group. She will read almost anything to feed her mind and the muses with new ideas, loves good food, and travels as much as possible.