Anya Allyn is a pen name of
Anya Allyn was born unexpectedly and without proper instructions.
A dreamy girl betwixt the clouds and space, she was given the thing she desired most for her tenth birthday–a microscope–and subsequently developed a penchant for small things: frogs and ants and microbes, and the earth (when viewed from other planets).
She considers a mind and body that do not roam free are the living dead.
Anya lives in a house by the sea–and slips in and out of forests and through a day, where the wild things
She has four adventure-seeking boys, a wild-hearted partner and a bookcase filled with adventures.
(This photo was taken in 2011, at Ladies Well, in the forests where the Dollhouse book is set.)
Anya Allyn enjoys fiction that is a little on the dark side. Also, she enjoys Black Forest Cake just a little too much. She lives with her partner and four children, about an hour away from the Sydney (Australia) rush. She has previously worked as a Features’ Editor for Fairfax Media and in promotions.
She is the author of The Dark Carousel series, Paracosm and the Lake Ephemeral dark