Christa Conklin is the author of the young adult fantasy novel Tranquility (Elk Lake Publishing 2019). Christa graduated from Rutgers University, studied in France, received her Masters Degree from Monmouth University, and once took first place in a solo women’s kayak river race. Over an eleven year period, she worked for the education departments of the New York Philharmonic and Young Audiences New Jersey. Christa teaches piano and woodwinds at a local music school. She and her meteorologist husband homeschool their children and don’t train their Miniature Goldendoodle.