Fantasy magazine

From Modern Mythcraft to Magical Surrealism



Alaya Dawn Johnson

Alaya Dawn Johnson

Alaya Dawn JohnsonAlaya Dawn Johnson is the author of Moonshine, a vampire novel set in the Lower East Side of 1920’s New York City. She has also written Racing the Dark and The Burning City, the first two books of a YA fantasy trilogy called The Spirit Binders. She came to Bordertown through the books of Emma Bull, Steven Brust, Charles de Lint and others, which eventually lead her to discover the magical world they had all shared. She grew up in the suburbs of Washington, DC and dreamed of life in a real city until she finally escaped to New York. She can be contacted via her website,