After found as an infant crawling among books in an abandoned library, Kimberly Richardson grew up to become an eccentric woman with a taste for jazz, drinking tea and writing stories that cause people to make the strangest faces. Her first book, Tales From a Goth Librarian, was published through Dark Oak Press and named a Finalist in both the USA Book News Awards for Fiction: Short Story for 2009 and the International Book Awards for Fiction: Short Story in 2010. She is also the author of The Decembrists (Dark Oak Press), Tales From a Goth Librarian II (Dark Oak Press) and Mabon/Pomegranate (Dark Oak Press), the upcoming Southern Gothic novel Open A, as well as the editor of Realms of Imagination: An Urban Fantasy Anthology and the award winning Steampunk anthology Dreams of Steam and the award winning sequels Dreams of Steam II: Of Brass and Bolts, Dreams of Steam III: Gadgets and Dreams of Steam IV: Gizmos, and the upcoming Dreams of Steam V, all published through Dark Oak Press. Ms. Richardson is also a contributor to the anthologies BLACK PULP and ASIAN PULP, both published through ProSe Press, Garbanzo Literary Journal Volume III, published through Seraphemera Books, and Luna’s Children: Stranger Worlds, published through Dark Oak Press. Ms. Richardson is the Programming Coordinator for Memphis Comic and Fantasy Convention. Ms. Richardson is also the 2015 David McCrosky Volunteer Photographer in Residence for Elmwood Cemetery located in Memphis, Tennessee. Ms. Richardson’s photography is represented through Ions: A Geek Gallery in Memphis, Tennessee.