Stephanie Iluin is a philosopher, a Gnostic, a witch, a writer, an animal lover, a Hermetic initiate, a teacher, a student, and most of all, a human being on the never ending Quest. Stephanie was born and grew up in Northeast, Ohio. She moved to New Orleans in 1997 after graduating from Youngstown State University to live with friends and experience life in the Big Easy. In 1999, she moved to Denver, Colorado to attend graduate school at the University of Denver (2005). She fell in love with the state and has lived there ever since. She currently lives in Aurora, Colorado with her partner of fifteen years, their two cats and two dogs.