A native of Riverside, Illinois, fantasy author Alison Reeger (A.R.) Cook currently resides in Gainesville, Georgia. She is the author of the YA book series The Scholar and the Sphinx. She also has short stories published in the anthology The Kress Project from the Georgia Museum of Art, and the fairy-tale collection Willow Weep No More from Tenebris Books. Several of A.R.’s short stories and short plays have been awarded honorable mentions in various magazines, such as Toasted Cheese Literary Journal and Writer’s Digest.
Cook is also a playwright; her latest one-act play, the dark comedy Death by Words, premiered at the Theatre of Western Springs in Chicago in summer 2017.
Cook’s most recent project was participation in the anthology project The Chronicles of Mirstone, published in December 2017 and including two of her short stories.