Lydia Schoonmaker is an American author currently a Junior in college, studying creative writing along with leading the campuses writing club. In senior year of high school, she self-published her first novel: Bound Souls. This past year, she wrote, drew, and handbound a chapbook of poems: ’98 Vanagon. She is currently working on a summer chapbook: Twenty-Something. Lydia usually writes fantasy, realistic non-fiction, romance, and poetry.
She adores reading Stephen King, Clive Barker, Mark Daneliwski, Marie Lu, Sylvia Plath, Richard Siken and F. Scott Fitzgerald.
Currently, she is working on her second novel.
Lydia currently lives in New England.