A senior lecturer of marketing at Kennesaw State University, Tyra is a gamer-girl, gadget geek at heart. An innovator in the classroom, she has taught students for over twenty years on topics ranging from Advertising to Mythology. She developed both the undergraduate and continuing education courses in social media marketing for KSU. A native Georgian, she lives in Metro Atlanta with her husband and their three socially engaging fur babies.
The winner of numerous awards, including the Maggie Award of Excellence, the Daphne du Maurier and the Prism Award, Jana Oliver’s vivid imagination is never at rest. Her latest novel, Briar Rose, is a dark and twisted retelling of Sleeping Beauty set in the South. When not wandering around the Internet or researching urban myths, Jana can be found in Atlanta with her very patient husband and a growing collection of single malt Scotch.