Kaleigh Castle Maguire is a wife and mother of three who loves fiction writing and reading fiction of all genres. She has a particular passion for young adult and children’s books and is currently working on two young adult novels – one is a science fiction story for girls and the other is a fantasy action adventure for boys. She is a member of RWA, AWP and SCBWI. She loves to blog about books, writing, and to interview new authors when she can get them to agree (which they happily do most of the time). She’s also a proud member of the Houston-based Space City Scribes author collective.
Kaleigh’s flash fiction has appeared in publications including Writers Type, Delta Women, Tough Lit, Black Petals Magazine, Six Minute Magazine, Midlife Collage, Everyday Fiction, and Luna Station Quarterly. She has three e-novellas published by Books To Go Now: Destiny, Dear John, and Ivory Tower. In 2014, she came second in YA/MG/children’s category in the the Houston Writers’ Guild fiction contest for her draft fantasy manuscript, Halfling.
She has completed the fiction writing certificate programs at UCLA and Stanford and is currently studying creative writing in the MFA program at Vermont College of Fine Arts.
She has lived in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia, but home is wherever the family is.