"Werewolf expert" and wolf advocate Gina Farago is the author of Ivy Cole and the Moon, a winner of the New York Book Festival Award. She has appeared on television, radio, and panels to discuss her research on wolf behavior, werewolf legends, and lore. Her studies included personal interaction with a gray wolf pack, observing first-hand the animals' social behavior and hunting techniques.
Farago's second book in the Ivy Cole series, Luna, will be out September 2007. Her other works include co-authoring Making Do: How to Cook Like a Mountain MeMa. Originally from Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains, Farago now resides in North Carolina.