About Danielle Kaheaku

A USA Today bestselling author and award-winning screenwriter, Danielle Kaheaku has worked in the entertainment and publishing industries for the past sixteen years. She has active memberships in the Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America, the international Horror Writers Association, and the Romance Writers Association Published Author Network. She lectures at local universities and freelances as a ghostwriter between writing her novel and being a single mom to two kids. She has a BA in English and MA in English and Creative Writing with a concentration in Fiction. She has published multiple short stories, five anthologies, eleven novels, and several produced screenplays. She co-founded the San Diego HWA Chapter and is active in the local writing community, supporting indie writers and publishers. Her projects have won multiple screen and literary awards including two Foreword Book of the Years (2009, 2008), Gold at the International Independent Film Awards (2018), Gold at the California Film Awards (2017), Silver in the International Independent Film Awards (2016), Award of Merit at the New Renaissance Film Festival in London (2016), Hollywood Screenings Film Festival Semi-Finalist (2016), and Best Experimental Short at the Chandler International Film Festival (2016). Prior to focusing on fiction, Danielle worked as an editor and GIS analyst for an archaeological consulting firm and has past experience editing and reporting in a daily newsroom.