k. Ancrum



Direct Contact

If you’re a book blogger looking for an interview, a reader with a question not answered in an interview or F.A.Q. or another author looking to make friends or start an anthology, feel free to email me directly!

[email protected]

Book Agent

If you are a publisher or editor interested in pitching me an IP or looking to start an anthology, feel free to contact my book agent!

Eric Smith at PS Literary


Media Agent

If you have interest in DARLING for film/tv/audio:

Eric Smith at PS Literary



Brittany Pearlman is my publicist, but contact for THE WICKER KING, THE WEIGHT OF THE STARS and DARLING, all of which are owned by Macmillan, is below:

For review copies & author interview requests, please email [email protected].

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To request examination and desk copies of Macmillan books for class adoptions, please email [email protected] or fax to 609-409-0298. Desk copies of adopted titles may also be ordered online.

 Headshots and bio


If you’re looking for my bio or headshot feel free to use any of the ones uploaded here. I definitely understand that different styles of photos and bios match different projects and promotions, so I wanted to include a few options. If you need much larger high resolution images, feel free to email me and I’ll make sure you get what you need.

 A Newest Bio:

K. Ancrum, is the author of  the award winning thrillers, notably THE WICKER KING and most recently LETHAL LIT:MURDER OF CROWS. K. is a Chicago native passionate about diversity and representation in young adult fiction. She currently writes most of her work in the lush gardens of the Chicago Art Institute. 

Shortened Bio

K. Ancrum, is the author of YA thrillers, notably  THE WICKER KING and most recently LETHAL LIT: MURDER OF CROWS. She lives in Chicago, IL 

Oldest Bio:

K. Ancrum grew up in Chicago Illinois. She attended Dominican University to study Fashion Merchandising, but was lured into getting an English degree after spending too many nights experimenting with hard literary criticism and hanging out with unsavory types, like poetry students. Currently, she moonlights as a legal assistant and goblin who skulks about writing in the corner of Starbucks.




Feel free to crop, resize and make these photos black and white to your need.

Jasemine Denise 2018

Jasemine Denise 2018

Meg X 2019




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