Lydia Sherrer

Lydia Sherrer


Award-winning and USA Today-bestselling author Author of the Love, Lies, and Hocus Pocus universe, Lydia Sherrer is a fantasy author whose goal is to leave the world a better place than when she found it. With multiple series, short stories and novellas under her belt, Lydia has been writing for over a decade and enjoys nothing more than a good book, a cup of tea, and a comfy chair in the sunshine.

Growing up in rural Kentucky, she was thoroughly corrupted by a deep love for its rolling countryside, despite the mosquitoes and hay fever. Having been instilled with a craving for literature early on, and her parents had to wrestle books away from her at the dinner table, and hide them from her so she would go to sleep at night. Though she graduated with a dual BA in Chinese and Arabic, after traveling the world she came home and decided to stay there. Currently residing in Louisville, KY, she is supported by her wonderful husband and their two loud, but adorable, cats.

With an enormous passion for life, creating things, and discovering the world, Lydia crams her days with all sorts of adventure when not working on her next book. She loves to play her ocarina (think Zelda), and enjoys traditional archery, cosplay, larping, and art. She believes dark chocolate and tea are legitimate sources of nutrition, and one day hopes to visit every country in the world.

In addition to the award-winning Lily Singer Adventures and The Dark Roads Trilogy urban fantasy series, and her upcoming epic fantasy When the Gods Laughed, Lydia Sherrers short stories have appeared in several anthologies. Her award-winning short story Hope, a post-apocalyptic tale of survival, won in Almond Press 2015 dystopian short story contest and was awarded a place in the anthology, Apocalypse Chronicles. Her non-fiction essays have appeared in the Young Salvationist Magazine.

Lydia is not just out to write good books, but to make the world a better place, one story at a time. Her goal is to write with a purpose and inspire others to dig deep into the life they have been given and to dream big, because the world is built on dreams.

Scheduled Programming Events Featuring Lydia Sherrer

Day Time Name of Event
Fri 05:00PM Opening Ceremonies

Take advantage of the opportunity to meet the LibertyCon Guests and Staff and learn about this year's planned festivities!

Fri 07:00PM The Allure of Urban Fantasy

 Lydia Sherrer moderates this fascinating discussion that will explore such questions as: How would you define Urban Fantasy? Why do we love urban fantasy so much? What attracts you most to reading and writing urban fantasy? What would you say is the biggest urban fantasy “allure” of your own series? How do you choose how to work in mythology and urban fantasy legend elements into your stories? and more!


Sat 02:00PM Baen Traveling Roadshow and Prize Patrol

Toni Weisskopf will be running the crowd through the best of what's going on in the Baen universe in this live stream event. (And there will be giveaways!)

(120 min)
Sat 07:00PM Reading: Lydia Sherrer

Come hear our author guest read from her works.

(60 min)
Sun 12:00PM We Shall Rise Roundtable - The Black Tide Rising Anthology Continues

Come join John Ringo and his crew of authors for their roundtable on the next installment of the Black Tide Rising anthology - "We Shall Rise". Gary Poole moderates.



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