Danika Dinsmore is an author, performance artist, and educator with an MFA in Writing and Poetics, an advanced certificate in screenwriting, and a diverse creative background. Over the past 20 years she has developed content for the page, stage, screen, and web. She currently works in speculative fiction, with an emphasis on juvenile and young adult literature, and teaches world-building and creative writing at conferences and festivals across North America. Her interactive Imaginary Worlds Tours assemblies and workshops, based on her children’s fantasy adventure series Faerie Tales from the White Forest, are wildly popular with elementary school students and teachers alike. She lives in Vancouver, BC with her husband and over-sized feline.