Darrah Steffen is a Kansas native, now living in North Dakota with her husband, her dog Willow, and her cat Jasper. She is a Young Adult Fantasy author and loves to write worlds with weird and new creatures. ​

Darrah is trained as a geologist and paleontologist – which plays into her world-building. When she is not writing, she works as a museum curator. She is also an avid board gamer, painter, and amateur musician.