Lisa Mangum has worked in the publishing department of Deseret Book since 1997. She’s been the managing editor for Shadow Mountain since 2014 and has worked with New York Times bestselling authors such as Brandon Mull, Ally Condie, and Jason F. Wright. While fiction is her first love, she also has experience working with nonfiction projects and children’s picture books. She’s also the author of four national bestselling young adult novels, as well as several short stories and novellas. She’s also edited four anthologies based on magical creatures.