Meet The Author

We are the spirits of pandemonium, thrust into the world by the actions of one man. Before this journey ends, we will claw out our eyes and wander crazed, in the pursuit of an illusion, so the Land may have its false, fragile peace of mind returned.
— E'sinea (The Deadbringer)

E.M. Markoff is a Latinx writer who was raised on a steady diet of Mexican folklore, anime, Roger Corman’s Edgar Allan Poe films, and unrestricted access to comics and books. Growing up, she spent many days exploring her hometown cemetery, where her love of all things dark began. 

Upon coming of age, she decided to pursue a career as a microbiologist, where she spent a few years channeling her inner mad scientist. Despite enjoying her time in a lab coat, she always had a love of writing short stories and so, one day, she set the first word to paper and never looked back. Her debut novel, The Deadbringeris the first book in The Ellderet Series and won a Finalist medal in the Fantasy category in the 2017 Next Generation Indie Book Awards.

Currently, with the aid of her feline companion, she is working on the second novel in The Ellderet Series.

Send coffee. 

Am I nervous? Of course not... Oh, and that bit about having a structured schedule? That quickly went out the window!