Valerie Biel is both a published author and a public relations professional. Her debut novel, Circle of Nine: Beltany, was honored as a finalist for the Kindle Book Award and the Readers’ Favorite Book Award as well as being a B.R.A.G. Medallion Honoree. The final installment in this series, Circle of Nine: Sacred Treasures, has also received a B.R.A.G. Medallion and was short listed for the Eric Hoffer Book Award grand prize. She is represented by Kim McCollum of the Purcell Agency.
She holds a degree in Journalism (Public Relations/Broadcast News) and Political Science from the University of Wisconsin and has spent more than 25 years working in the public relations field. She edits manuscripts, develops marketing materials, and implements publicity plans for other authors via her agency Lost Lake Press.