About Beth

Beth Barany, Young Adult Fantasy and Sweet Paranormal Romance Author
Beth Barany, Young Adult Fantasy and Sweet Paranormal Romance Author

The Short Version:

Award winning author, Beth Barany writes in several genres including young adult adventure fantasy and fantasy romance. Inspired by living abroad in France and Quebec, she loves creating magical tales of romance and adventure to empower women and girls to jump into life with both feet and be the heroes in their own lives.

In her off hours, Beth enjoys walking her neighborhood, gardening on her patio, and watching movies and traveling with her husband, author Ezra Barany. They live in Oakland, California with their cat named Leo, a piano, and over 1,000 books.

When not writing or playing, Beth runs her own company helping novelists as a book midwife, coach, and teacher to help them write, market, and publish their books. More resources here: http://author.bethbarany.com/bio-beth-barany/resources-for-authors/.

Personal Note from Beth

Book Nerd Paradise-interviewI love writing tales that bring readers into a new world. I hope you enjoy them too.

Check out me waxing enthusiastic about Henrietta The Dragon Slayer on video.

Fun Facts about Beth:

    • When she was a child, Beth wanted to be a spy, a detective, a broadcast journalist, a model, an actress, and an adventurer.
    • She also wanted to be magic, go to outer space, travel to every continent, and learn lots of languages.
    • Today some of her dreams have come true.
    • She speaks fluent French and has lived in Paris, France twice, and in Quebec, Canada, once. She also can say Thank you in over 15 languages. Merci!
    • So far she’s had adventures in three continents: North America, Europe and Africa.
    • While she hasn’t gone to outer space yet, she’s been working on a story set there.
    • Her stories always have some kind of magic.
    • She likes taking pictures of flowers, buildings, her family, shadows, her cats, and other important miscellanea.
    • Her very favorite book is always the one she’s writing.
    • She’s run 4 sprint triathlons (swim, bike, run) and finished each one.
    • She has earned 2 belts, so far, in capoeira.
    • Beth grew up in Sonoma and day dreams about retiring there one day and running a llama farm.
    • Her favorite city is Paris, France.
      Beth Barany, in Paris, France
      Beth Barany in Paris, 2011
      Beth Barany in Paris, 2011


Beth Barany, Novelist of YA Fantasy and Sweet Paranormal Romance
Beth Barany, Novelist of YA Fantasy and Sweet Paranormal Romance

Media Appearances & Talks

Beth Barany is available for school visits, interviews, and talks. Please contact her to set up an appearance.

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