Maya Preisler has been creating art and telling stories since they were old enough to hold a pen, writing and illustrating their first science fiction novel at age eight. Their art has been featured on book covers, convention badges, and in numerous art shows. Their professional credits include cover design, book layout and editing, video editing and special effects, podcasting, acting, illustration, IT professional, and political campaign manager. In 2020, they published their first novel: The Laws of Entanglement. Their story “Daughter of the Birds” can be found in CORVID-19: A RavenCon Anthology. Currently, Maya works as the Marketing Director for Mocha Memoirs Press. Learn more at