K.S. Villoso grew up in the slums of Manila before moving to Canada in her teens. She now writes fantasy with themes shaped by her childhood–stories of struggle, hope, and resilience amidst grim and grit. She has written and published several series, including THE AGARTES EPILOGUES and BLACKWOOD MARAUDERS. Her trad debut, CHRONICLES OF THE BITCH QUEEN, was picked up by Orbit Books and will be released starting 2020.