Lisa Mangum has worked in the publishing department of Deseret Book since 1997. She has been the Managing Editor for the Shadow Mountain since 2014 and has worked with several New York Times best-selling authors, including Brandon Mull, Ally Condie, and Jason F. Wright. While fiction is her first love, she also has experience working with nonfiction projects (memoir, educational, cookbooks) and some children’s picture books.
Lisa is also the author of four national best-selling YA novels (The Hourglass Door trilogy and After Hello), and several short stories and novellas. She has also edited four anthologies based on magical creatures. She graduated with honors from the University of Utah, and currently lives in Taylorsville, Utah, with her husband, Tracy.