Krista Vellis holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a Master of Arts in Early Childhood Education. Taking a holistic approach to researching her current manuscript, she studied with a psychic, worked as a catechist aide, and learned to read tarot cards. Her short story, Meant to Be, appeared in the 2019-2020 literary journal Goldfinch. She serves as Secretary of the Rutherford Library Board and Vice President of the Rutherford Library Foundation. You can find her on SCBWI, performing Reiki, or at her daughter’s volleyball and basketball games. Go Bulldogs!