Leia Penina Wilson is proudly Samoan. She currently lives in the desert of Las Vegas, Nevada and hopes that after many incantations to the deities to earn her PhD. When she is not casting spells, she likes to bake, eat ice cream, and play Magic the Gathering. Her book, i built a boat with all the towels in your closet (and will let you drown), is published by Red Hen Press.