GenreChildren's literature, Fantasy, Fairy tale, Allegory Notable worksHeartless
Starflower Notable awardsChristy Award 2010 and 2011 BooksDragonwitch (Tales of Goldston, Moonblood (Tales of Goldston, Shadow Hand (Tales of, Starflower, Heartless
Anne Elisabeth Stengl is the Christy Award-winning author of the fantasy series Tales of Goldstone Wood, published by Bethany House Publishers. USA Today called the series "epically driven high fantasy". Her books Heartless and Veiled Rose both won Christy Awards, and Starflower was nominated in 2013. Stengl is known for her use of third-person omniscient narrative and non-chronological series progression. She studied illustration at Grace College and English literature at Campbell University.