• May 2010
  • Biography

    Larissa N. Niec

    LARISSA N. NIEC is the author of the fantasy novel, Shorn, Book One of The Sky Seekers. After graduating from Grinnell College with a bachelor’s degree in psychology, Larissa moved to Cleveland, learned to knit, and entered a doctoral program in clinical psychology. During her post-doctoral training at the Center on Child Abuse and Neglect, writing fiction became an outlet to manage the emotional challenges of working with traumatized children.

    Currently, Larissa is a clinical child psychologist in Michigan, where she teaches at Central Michigan University and directs a clinic for young children with emotional and behavioral problems. She has a number of non-fiction publications in the areas of child maltreatment and child development. Shorn is her first novel.