K.K. Pérez is a half-Argentine/half-Norwegian native New Yorker who has spent the last two decades living in Europe and Asia. She holds a PhD in Medieval Literature from the University of Cambridge and has taught at the National University of Singapore and the University of Hong Kong. As a journalist her work has appeared in the Wall Street Journal Asia, Condé Nast Traveler, CNNGo and the South China Morning Post, among others. Her first non-fiction title, The Myth of Morgan la Fey, was published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2014.
Her debut YA novels, The Tesla Legacy (Thomas Dunne/Macmillan) and Garden of Blood and Dust (Simon Pulse) will be published in 2017.
She also has a penchant for non-defanged vampires, fringe science, angry chicks with guitars, and Italian ice.