Crystal Michallet-Romero lives in Northern California with her wife of ten years, Jessica Michallet-Romero. Together they have a menagerie of cats and an odd assortment of aquarium fish.
In addition to working forty hours a week, Crystal is also a graduate student who is focusing her thesis on the historical origins of the vampire myth and their modern interpretations in American Pop Culture. When she discovered Gothic Imperialism in Bram Stoker’s novel, Dracula, she wrote and presented the academic paper at the 2008 Pop and American Culture Association National Conference. She plans to submit her evidence on Nietzsche’s influences in Anne Rice’s novel, Interview with a Vampire, in hopes of presenting it at the 2010 conference.
When not busy studying or spending quiet time with her wife, Crystal enjoys, sculpting, watching foreign and classical films, and reality as well as crime drama television shows. Crystal is busy at work completing a modern day tale of vampires and their human caretakers as well as an assortment of short horror stories.
2009 Lesbian Fiction Readers Choice Award: Favorite Lesbian Fiction Writer
Veil of Sorrow
(Published February 2009)
ISBN: 978-1-933720-52-4 (1-933720-52-2)
Winner Lesbian Fiction Reader’s Choice Awards: Favorite Lesbian Romance Book
2010 Golden Crown Literary Society Winner: Speculative Fiction