|About Calista--Biography & Booklist
|About Calista Fox
|© Calista Fox 2005-2013
|Amazon bestselling and award-winning author Calista Fox began her professional fiction-
writing career in 2005, following an exciting career in Public Relations, where she specialized
in writing speeches and Congressional testimonies, and also served as five-time Proposal
Project Manager on an $18 billion Department of Defense Contract. Her books have received
rave reviews, and she has won several contests with publication as the prize, multiple
Reviewer’s Choice Awards, and Romance Reviews Today's Best Book of 2008 in the
erotic novella category.
In 2007, Calista was selected to launch the e-publishing venture for print publisher Red Sage
Publishing, Inc. She has also been invited to participate in an anthology with two New York
Times bestselling authors. Her work has been featured in Playgirl magazine, RWA’s monthly
RWR magazine (various) and Romantic Times Bookclub magazine (various).
Calista is a member of Romance Writers of America and its Phoenix chapter,
Desert Rose, which she currently serves as President and Chair of the Board of Directors.
She has served as a member of the Board of Directors, Newsletter Editor and Arbitration Co-
Chair twice before, as well as Chairperson of the national writing contest, The Golden Quill.
She speaks and presents workshops on various topics, including: Flawed and Fabulous:
Creating Complex Characters; Secrets to Writing Award-Winning Novellas; and Creative
Writing for Beginning and Intermediate Writers.
She holds degrees in General Studies and Communications. She is an international
vacationer and has traveled the U.S. several times over by Lear and Gulfstream jets
(compliments of the PR gig), always with her laptop in tow to capture intriguing story ideas
and exciting locales!
Calista has also published over 15 e-books and one print novel under the pen name
Ava McKnight. Visit her blog!
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