Named one of TIME magazine's "100 Most Influential People," Tomi Champion-Adeyemi is a Hugo and Nebula Award-winning Nigerian-American writer and storyteller based in Los Angeles, CA. After graduating from Harvard University with an honors degree in English literature, she studied West African mythology, religion, and culture in Salvador, Brazil. Her first novel, Children of Blood and Bone, debuted at #1 on The New York Times Bestseller list. Its highly anticipated sequel, Children of Virtue and Vengeance, also debuted at #1 on The New York Times Bestseller list. Tomi’s Children of Blood and Bone trilogy is being made into a feature film with Disney’s Fox/Lucasfilm. Tomi can be found teaching creative writing at thewritersroadmap.net. In 2020, she was named one of Forbes' "30 Under 30 in Media," and her website has been named one of the 101 best websites for writers by Writer’s Digest.