Olivia writes science fiction, fantasy, comic books, and literary novels for YA and adult audiences. She holds a Ph.D. from Binghamton University’s creative writing program and a master’s from the University of Colorado, Boulder’s creative writing program. Much of her research centers on the history of exile, India’s Partition, precarious borders and boundaries, global folklore and fairy tales, and the relationship between humans and the environment. She began her writing career with a stint writing comic scripts for Michael Turner’s Fathom. Balance of Fragile Things is her debut adult literary novel, and Rise of the Red Hand (book one of The Mechanists Series) is her YA debut.