Izabela "Iza" Raittila is a blogger and author based in Finland. She was born in Poland but raised in the United Kingdom. She's a been fan of fantasy, mythology and folklore ever since she was a child. She read J.R.R. Tolkien's 'The Silmarillion' during the coronavirus pandemic, which inspired her to write her debut book, the short stories anthology 'The Stories They Told Their Children'.
In addition to fantasy, she also enjoys reading Viking era historical fiction and Gothic horror. Her other hobbies include cycling, listening heavy metal music and spending time with her husband and two children.