CARMEN GLORIA was a Sergeant in the U.S. Army, now a veteran, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Government and International Politics from George Mason University. She is a member of SCBWI and she is a writer, artist, award-winning actress, short film writer/director, and even co-wrote 2 songs in the Billboard Dance and UK Pop charts. After moving to Norway in 2017, she has decided to focus on her writing. She debuted her first children's picture book "Thank You Mercury!" this April 2019 as an author & illustrator, inspired by her love of space, and the first of her Kid Astronomy series.