J.L. Mulvihill has made Mississippi her home for the past sixteen years and a Clinton resident for ten of those years. Her debut novel was the young adult title The Lost Daughter of Easa, an engaging fantasy novel bordering on science-fiction with a dash of Steampunk, published through Dark Oak Press in 2011. The sequel to this novel is presently in the works.
Her Most recent novel, The Boxcar Baby of the Steel Roots series, was released in July 2013 through Seventh Star Press. Steel Roots is a young adult series based in the Steampunk genre and engages the reader into a train hopping heart stopping adventure across America. The release of next book of the Steel Roots series, Crossings, is upcoming.
She is also the co-editor of Southern Haunts, The Spirits That Walk Among Us which includes a short story of her own called Bath 10, a fictional thriller involving a real haunted place.
J.L. also has several short fiction pieces in publication, is very active with the writing community, and is the events coordinator for the Mississippi Chapter of Imagicopter known as the Magnolia-Tower. She is also a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI), Gulf Coast Writers Association (GCWA), The Mississippi Writers Guild (MWG), as well as the Clinton Ink-Slingers Writing Group.
J.L. continues to write fantasy, steampunk, and poetry and essays inspired by her life in the South. You can find some of her short stories at
Dark Oak Press http://www.kerlakpublishing.com/,
as well as & Seventh Star Press http://www.seventhstarpress.com,
and at her websites –