About the Author

Larissa Soehn, author of The Defender, book one of the Gatlin series, sci-fi book

Larissa Soehn

Larissa Soehn is a budding new author from the cozy city of Red Deer, Alberta, where she lives with her husband, daughter, two cats, and a dog. She started this journey as a recovery method for severe depression. She found that creative writing helped her process her emotions and work through the struggles of depression. 

As a child, Larissa enjoyed writing and telling stories, a passion that has recently reignited inside of her. Currently, she is working to finalize the Gatlin Series, as well as publish a series of children’s books to help families discuss the importance of mental health, amongst other social issues facing children today.

Larissa is an advocate for mental health and uses her personal experiences to help others work through their struggles. She uses social media platforms to help spread her message and give people permission to speak up and speak out.