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Lissa Halls Johnson

Lissa Halls Johnson is the author of novels for teens, tweens and young adults. She currently edits novels as a freelancer, and occasionally writes for others.

Formerly a book producer at Focus on the Family, she was the creator, editor and writer for the Brio girls series and for the Kid Witness book series. She has contributed to Reader's Digest, Brio, Breakaway, Focus on the Family Magazine, TQ, and other periodicals.

She has written radio drama scripts and was previously a member of the ADVENTURES IN ODYSSEY creative team. She has contributed to a number of fiction and nonfiction books, and is the co-author of a book for parents of teens and Barbara Cameron's Autobiography.

Lissa also speaks throughout the country.

When she's not writing, she's hiking, skiing, or snowshoeing in the Colorado mountains she adores with her husband (who she also adores).