Elayna Mae Darcy (she/they) is a queer poet, YA author, and filmmaker. A proud Philadelphian and Temple University alum, Elayna’s love of the written word has translated into roles with Write Useful Books LLC, Blue Stoop, Booksweeps, and Plottr. They actively serve as a Municipal Liaison for National Novel Writing Month (affectionately, NaNoWriMo) and have been an enthusiastic participant in the annual event since 2004.

A former podcast producer and social media specialist at MuggleNet.com, one of Elayna’s favorite things in life is engaging with fandom communities and speaking on panels at conventions across the country. They are the author of the sci-fi short story, CONTINUUM, the elluminations chapbook series, and the UNVEIL ME poetry duology, which includes UNRAVELING LIGHT (2018) and DARKNESS UNDONE (2020).