D. J. Butler: Mormon Author
D. J. Butler is the author of epic fantasy novels Witchy Eye and Witchy Winter (forthcoming in 2018). He also writes steampunk adventures in City of the Saints in four parts: Liahona, Deseret, Timpanogos, and Teancum. City of Saints was a 2012 Whitney Award finalist in the speculative fiction category. He is the author of the action-horror series Rock Band Fights Evil. He contributed to the Eldritch Anthologies, Space Eldritch (with Larry Correia and Michael R. Collings. In the follow-up volume Space Eldritch II: The Haunted Stars, he contributed with authors such as Michaelbrent Collings and Steven L. Peck. He also contributed to Redneck Eldritch I, Shared Nightmares, Windows into Hell, Under a Brass Moon, and States of Deseret. Some of his other titles include The Kidnap Plot and Crocheting and Urbane (books 1 and 2 of The Buza System series).
He also writes children’s books under the pen name Dave Butler. His titles include The Kidnap Plot and The Giant’s Seat (The Extraordinary Journeys of Clockwork Charlie). The third in the series, The Library Machine, is due out in 2018.
Butler is acquisitions editor at WordFire. He sometimes collaborates with his wife Emily H. Butler.
He is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.