John A Pitts learned to love science fiction at the knee of his grandmother, listening to her read authors like Edgar Rice Burroughs and Robert E. Howard during his childhood in rural Kentucky.
He lives his life surrounded by books and story. Selling his own tales still comes as a surprise to him.
The first three books in the Sarah Beauhall urban fantasy series are out from Tor Publishing (http://us.macmillan.com/TorForge.aspx): Black Blade Blues, 2010; Honeyed Words, 2011; and Forged in Fire, 2012
His first short story collection, Bravado's House of Blues, comes out fall of 2013 from Fairwood Press. He is currently wrapping the fifth book in the Sarah Beauhall series and is plotting his next project.
John has a BA in English and a Masters of Library Science from University of Kentucky.
John is a member of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America and the Dark Forces Defense League.