kids encyclopedia robot

Alethea Kontis facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Quick facts for kids
Alethea Kontis
Kontis at Burke Centre Library in 2013
Kontis at Burke Centre Library in 2013
Born Alethea Kontis
January 11, 1976 (1976-01-11) (age 45)
South Burlington, Vermont, US
Occupation writer
Nationality American
Genre Teen & Young Adult, Fantasy, Horror Fiction, Science Fiction, Romance

Alethea Kontis (born January 11, 1976) is an American writer of Teen & Young Adult Books, picture books and speculative fiction, primarily for children. She lived in Ashburn, Virginia and then in Titusville, FL.

Selected works

Novels

  • Enchanted The Woodcutter Sisters Book 1 (Harcourt Books, 2012) 2012 Gelett Burgess Award Winner, 2015 Garden State Teen Book Award
  • Hero The Woodcutter Sisters Book 2 (HM Harcourt, 2013)
  • Dearest The Woodcutter Sisters Book 3 (HM Harcourt, 2015)
  • Trixter" The Trix Adventures Book 1 (Self Published, 2015)
  • Trix & the Faerie Queen The Trix Adventures Book 2 (Self Published, 2016) 2016 Dragon Award Finalist
  • Haven Kansas (Self Published, 2016)
  • The Truth About Cats And Wolves: A Nocturne Falls Universe story (Sugar Skull Books, 2017)
  • When Tinker Met Bell: A Nocturne Falls Universe story (Sugar Skull Books, 2017) 2018 Dragon Award Nominee
  • Besphinxed: A Nocturne Falls Universe story (Sugar Skull Books, 2018) 2019 Scribe Award Winner
  • Thieftess (Thursday Woodcutter) The Woodcutter Sisters Book 4 Release Date TBD
  • Fated (Wednesday Woodcutter) The Woodcutter Sisters Book 5 Release Date TBD
  • Endless (Tuesday Woodcutter) The Woodcutter Sisters Book 6 Release Date TBD
  • Countenance (Monday Woodcutter) The Woodcutter Sisters Book 7 Release Date TBD
  • Trix and the Fire Witch The Trix Adventures Book 3 Release Date TBD

Collections

  • Beauty & Dynamite (Apex Publications) – essays and poems
  • Wild & Wishful, Dark & Dreaming: the worlds of Alethea Kontis (2013, Alliteration Ink)
  • Tales of Arilland (Fairy Stories from the Dark Wood) Books of Arilland Book 5 (Self Published, 2015) 2015 Gelett Burgess Award Winner
  • Genius Loci: Tales of the Spirit of Place (Ragnarok Publications, 2016)
  • Upside Down: Inverted Tropes in Storytelling (Apex Book Company, 2016)

Non-fiction

  • The Dark-Hunter Companion, co-written with Sherrilyn Kenyon (St. Martin's Griffin, 2007) - guide to the Dark-Hunter series

Children's books

  • AlphaOops!: The Day Z Went First, illustrated by Bob Kolar (Candlewick Press, 2006)
  • Diary of a Mad Scientist Garden Gnome, illus. Janet K. Lee; (Thaumatrope, 2009)
  • AlphaOops!: H is for Halloween, illus. Bob Kolar, (Candlewick Press, 2010)
  • The Wonderland Alphabet: Alice's Adventures Through the ABCs and What She Found There, illus. Janet K. Lee (Archaia, 2012)

Short stories

  • "Sunday" (Realms of Fantasy, October 2006)
  • "Small Magics" (Orson Scott Card's InterGalactic Medicine Show, October 2006)
  • "Blood & Water" (Orson Scott Card's InterGalactic Medicine Show, July 2008) (Twice Upon A Time: Fairytale, Folklore, & Myth. Reimagined & Remastered, February 13, 2015, reprint)
  • "Clockwise" (Orson Scott Card's InterGalactic Medicine Show, Nov. 2011)
  • "Black Hole Sun" (w/Kelli Dunlap)
  • "Life's a Beach" (w/Ariell Branson)
  • "Blue & Gray and Black & Green"
  • "Ghost Dancer"
  • "The Giant & The Unicorn"
  • "Sweetheart Come"
  • "The God of Last Moments"
  • "Foiled"
  • "Happy Thoughts" (Apex Digest issue #3)
  • "Poor Man's Roses"
  • "The Monster & Mrs. Blake" (for The Story Station)
  • "Diary of a Ghost's Mistress" (Shroud magazine)
  • "Hero Worship"
  • "Pocket Full of Posey"
  • "Red Lantern"
  • "Savage Planet"
  • "Unicorn Gold"
  • "The Unicorn Hunter"
  • "The Unicorn Tree"
  • "The Way of the Restless"
  • "The Witch of Black Mountain"
  • "Messenger (Chapter 20 of Dearest) (2015)
  • "For Angels to Fly: A Short Story" (2016)
  • "Barefoot Bay: Fish Out of Water (Kindle Worlds Novella)" (2016)

Anthologies edited

  • Elemental: The Tsunami Relief Anthology: Stories of Science Fiction and Fantasy, co-edited with Steven Savile (Tor Books, 2006)
  • Once Upon A Curse: 17 Dark Faerie Tales (Fiddlehead Press, 2016) ASIN B01G35DZAW
kids search engine
Alethea Kontis Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.