Madelynn Orion writes fantasy stories for middle grade and young adults. Her debut novel, Our Company of Fools (published 2021), was a semifinalist in the One Year Adventure Novel Student Novel Contest in 2016. Madelynn is a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators and the Realm Makers. She also serves as the Director of Story for The Subcreators, a community of artists in the Oklahoma City area. She is a proud Baylor University alum, where she received her Bachelor of Arts in English, and is currently working on a Master of Arts in English Literature. When she’s not writing, Madelynn enjoys cheering for the Minnesota Vikings and tackling the challenges of gluten-free baking.