Lara Bernhardt is a Pushcart-nominated writer, editor, and audiobook narrator.
She is Editor-in-Chief of Balkan Press and also publishes a literary magazine, Conclave. Her debut novel, The Wantland Files, was a finalist for the 2017 Oklahoma Book Award for Best Fiction. The sequel, The Haunting of Crescent Hotel, was a 2019 semi-finalist for the KBR Awards Horror/Suspense category. Shadow of the Taj, her first women’s fiction, is available now. She lives in Oklahoma with her family.