Katie Hayoz is the author of Untethered, a young adult paranormal coming of age novel. Katie grew up in Racine, Wisconsin where she acquired an irreversible nasal twang and an addiction for books with a slightly dark edge. She now lives in Geneva, Switzerland and has been part of the Geneva Writers' Group for over 10 years. She is an avid reader of and writer of YA fiction. While she has a penchant for the paranormal, she devours a range of books - along with popcorn and black licorice. She consumes all three in large quantities. Luckily, the books don't stay on her hips.