A native of Riverside, Illinois, A.R. Cook is the author of The Scholar and the Sphinx young adult book series published by Mithras Books, the YA imprint of Knox Robinson Publishing. She also has short stories published in the anthology “The Kress Project” from the Georgia Museum of Art, and the dark fairy-tale collections “Willow Weep No More” and “Shadows of the Oak” from Tenebris Books. She has earned numerous placements in writing competitions including Writers of the Future, Screencraft, and Writers Digest.
She is also a playwright and aspiring screenwriter. Her plays have been performed and work-shopped at the University of Iowa in Iowa City; Western Springs, Illinois; and Atlanta, Georgia.