Gene Twaronite’s short stories, poems, and essays have appeared in numerous literary journals and magazines. He is the author of the young adult fantasy novels "The Family That Wasn’t " and "My Vacation in Hell," as well as his new collection of children’s stories "Dragon Daily News." His humorous column “The Absurd Naturalist” appears monthly in 5enses. Follow more of Gene’s writing at his blog “The Twaronite Zone.” thetwaronitezone.com.
Gene is a published member of Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America and the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. An accomplished speaker with a MA in Education, he offers interactive PowerPoint programs, based on his books, free to any school or library in Arizona. His newest book "Approaching Wilderness: Six Stories of Dementia" is now available as a short Kindle e-book.