Traci L. Slatton graduated from Yale and Columbia. She is the international bestselling author of historical, paranormal, and romantic novels, including IMMORTAL and BROKEN; the award-winning dystopian After Series which includes FALLEN, COLD LIGHT, FAR SHORE and BLOOD SKY; the bittersweet romantic comedy THE LOVE OF MY (OTHER) LIFE; and the vampire art history romp THE BOTTICELLI AFFAIR. Her most recent novel is THE YEAR OF LOVING, in which art gallerist Sarah Paige finds herself in a love triangle with an older man and a younger man while facing troubles with her daughters and her business.
Traci L. Slatton has also written the lyrical poetry collection DANCING IN THE TABERNACLE. With her husband sculptor Sabin Howard, she wrote THE ART OF LIFE, a photo-essay about figurative sculpture through the ages. She also wrote PIERCING TIME & SPACE, about the meeting ground of science and spirituality.
"An artist herself by way of her words, the raven dark-haired Slatton has had quite the prolific life, and not only on account of her best-selling novels.
At the mere age of 16, she had graduated high school as a junior, and went straight for her B.A. in English at Yale University. Soon after, she attended the prestigious Columbia University where she received a M.F.A. in Creative Writing and Poetry.
But her learning endeavors did not end there. In search of spirituality and in a quest for helping others, she enrolled in the four-year Barbara Brennan School of Healing, where she discovered an innate talent and prospect for personal transformation. As her understanding for her inner self grew, so did her fascination with art which was finally reaching its peak since its early onset from the age of 13 (when she had gone on a trip to the Louvre with her high school French class and viewed the Winged Victory in all its luminous glory), and became irrefutably evidential in her written accomplishments from her Renaissance imbued novel The Immortal to the favorable vampire story, The Botticelli Affair, a tale centered on not only the creatures of the night, but a preliminarily walk through art history.
Currently, Slatton’s curiosity continues to grow for the life of art, becoming an amalgamation of her own accomplishments and endeavors as she voyages on in making a difference in the contemporary art world by bringing the past into the future."