|This biographical article relies on references to primary sources. (February 2011)|
Jess Hartley 2005 Photo
|Born||Christina K. Hartley
December 11, 1967
San Rafael, California
|Genres||Fantasy, Role Playing Games, Historical fantasy|
Christina K. (Jess) Hartley (born December 11, 1967) is an American novelist, writer, game creator, and editor.
Hartley is the author of the novel Exalted: In Northern Twilight published by White Wolf Publishing, and Little Yoshida, a novel published as an electronic serial, by Mind Storm Labs. She has been an author of, and contributing writer to, nearly forty role-playing games and game products (RPG) books from White Wolf Publishing/CCP North America, and Margaret Weis Productions, as well as the editor for several projects from Steampower Publishing and Rogue Games.
In August 2009, Hartley debuted One Geek To Another, an advice, ethics and etiquette blog for the geek community. In 2010, One Geek To Another was nominated for an ENnie Award in the category of Best Blog.
Hartley was born in San Rafael, California and raised in the Willamette Valley of Oregon. She lived for several years in Easthampton, Massachusetts and then in Bisbee, Arizona. In October 2010, she returned to her native NW, and now resides in Gresham, Oregon.
- The Shattered Glass Project - An urban fairy tale story and an experiment in patronage sponsored art.
- Hunger's Child, in Human Tales (2011) ISBN 0-9830993-3-2
- To Duty Bound, in The Crimson Pact, Volume 1 (2011) ISBN 0-9832631-5-9
- Stigmatized Property, in Buried Tales of Pinebox, Texas (2009) ISBN 0-9819637-2-2
- Rolling In the Aisles, in Bones: Us and Our Dice (2010) ISBN 0-9818840-1-6
- Zooloretto, in Family Games: The 100 Best (2010) ISBN 1-934547-21-2
- Conventions for the Aspiring Game Professional (2009) PDF Download
Role-playing games and supplements
- The Fear-Maker's Promise Compendium (2011) ISBN 978-1-58846-464-4
- Supernatural Adventures (2010) ISBN 1-931567-63-8
- Goblin Markets (Changeling: The Lost) (2010) PDF Download
- City in the Sand (Minds Eye Theater - Vampire: The Requiem) (2010) PDF Download
- Personae - Ready Made Characters (Changeling: The Lost) (2009) PDF Download
- Nosferatu - The Beast That Hunts The Blood (Vampire: The Requiem) (2009) ISBN 1-58846-351-6
- Geist: The Sin-Eaters (2009) ISBN 1-58846-377-X
- Collection of Horrors: No Escape (Hunter: The Vigil)(2009) PDF Download
- Slashers (Hunter: The Vigil) (2009) ISBN 1-58846-744-9
- Swords at Dawn (Changeling: The Lost) (2009) ISBN 1-58846-370-2
- Dancers in the Dusk (Changeling: The Lost) (2009) ISBN 1-58846-361-3
- The Selfish Succubus (Instant Antagonists) (2009) PDF Download
- The Rose-Bride's Plight (Changeling: The Lost) (2008) PDF Download
- Innocents (World of Darkness)(2008) ISBN 1-58846-713-9
- Scion: God (Scion)(2008) ISBN 1-58846-470-9
- Rites of Spring (Changeling: The Lost)(2008) ISBN 1-58846-716-3
- Midnight Roads (World of Darkness) (2008) ISBN 1-58846-712-0
- Lords of Summer (Changeling: The Lost) (2008) ISBN 1-58846-715-5
- The Silver Ladder (Mage: The Awakening) (2008) ISBN 1-58846-438-5
- Hunter: The Vigil (2008) ISBN 1-58846-718-X
- Witch Finders (Hunter: The Vigil) (2008) ISBN 1-58846-722-8
- Autumn Nightmares (''Changeling: The Lost) (2007) ISBN 1-58846-531-4
- Reliquary (World of Darkness) (2007) ISBN 1-58846-492-X
- The Mysterium (Mage: The Awakening) (2007) ISBN 1-58846-434-2
- The Free Council (Mage: The Awakening) (2007) ISBN 1-58846-432-6
- Changeling: The Lost (2007) ISBN 1-58846-527-6
- Scion: Demigod (Scion) (2007) ISBN 1-58846-469-5
- Saturnine Nights (Promethean: The Created) (2007) ISBN 1-58846-609-4
- Magnum Opus (Promethean: The Created) (2007) ISBN 1-58846-608-6
- Strange Alchemies (Promethean: The Created) (2006) ISBN 1-58846-607-8
- Pandoras Book (Promethean: The Created) (2006) ISBN 1-58846-488-1
- Compass of the Celestial Directions 1 - The Blessed Isle (Exalted) (2006) ISBN 1-58846-690-6
- Skinchangers (World of Darkness) (2006) ISBN 1-58846-335-4
- Predators (Werewolf: The Forsaken) (2005) ISBN 1-58846-326-5
- Reliquary (World of Darkness for White Wolf Publishing - Developer (2008)
- The Future Soldier's Battlefield Handbook for Steampower Publishing - Editor (2007)
- The Lemurian Candidate for Steampower Publishing - Editor (2006)
Jess Hartley has appeared in public at the following events, conventions, and conferences.
- SnafuCon - Reno, NV: October 22–23, 2010 (Guest of Honor)
- NeonCon - Las Vegas, NV: November 5–8, 2009 (Guest of Honor)
- Fan Expo - Toronto, Ontario, CA: August 28–30, 2009 (Featured Gaming Guest)
- I-Con - Stony Brook, NY: April 3–5, 2009 (Gaming Guest of Honor), March 26–28, 2010 (Gaming Guest of Honor)
- RinCon - Tucson, AZ: October 31-November 2, 2008 (Guest of Honor), October 9–11, 2009 (Guest of Honor)
- Phoenix ConGames - Phoenix, AZ: June 13–15, 2008 (Guest of Honor)
- Anime North - Toronto, Ontario, CA: May 23–25, 2008 (Gaming Guest of Honor), May 22–24, 2009 (Gaming Guest of Honor)
- Game Dayz - Mesa, AZ: November 10, 2007 (Guest of Honor)
- Connecticon - Hartford, CT: July 13–15, 2007 (Gaming Guest of Honor), August 1–3, 2008 (Gaming Guest of Honor)
- EconoCon - Plymouth, NH: April 6–8, 2007 (Guest of Honor)
- UBcon - Buffalo, NY: April 13–15, 2007 (Guest of Honor), April 11–13, 2008 (Guest of Honor), April 9–11, 2011 (Guest of Honor)
- LunaCon - Rye, NY: March 16–18, 2007 (Panelist)
- ConBust - Northampton, MA: March 5, 2007 (Guest)
- GenCon - Indianapolis, IN: August 10–13, 2006 (Panelist), August 14–17, 2007 (Panelist), August 13–16, 2009 (Panelist)
- Origins - Columbus, OH: June 30-July 2, 2006 (Panelist)
- OurCon - Amherst, MA: April 7–9, 2006 (Guest of Honor), May 4–6, 2007 (Guest of Honor)
- Boskone - Boston, MA: February 17–18, 2006 (Panelist)
- Arisia - Boston, MA: January 13–15, 2006 (Panelist), January 12–14, 2007 (Panelist)
- GenCon SoCal - Anaheim, CA: November 18–25, 2005 (Panelist)
Jess Hartley has appeared in the following newspaper and magazine articles, websites and podcasts.
- Flames Rising: Interviewed with Eddy Webb, Monica Valentinelli and Kelley Barnes on 7 April 2011; The Shattered Glass Project on 21 March 2010; Guest Blog - 13 Halloween Etiquette Tips From One Geek To Another; Interviewed on August 13, 2008 by Jeremy Jones: Jess Hartley, Freelance Author & Editor Interview
- The Successful Dilettante: Interviewed on April 20, 2007 by Susan Henderson.
- The Escapist: Appeared on Tell Me About Your Character on May 19, 2006.
- RPG Countdown: Jess appeared on the following episodes: 22 April 2009 (Collection of Horrors), 15 July 2009 (Ready-Made Player Characters (Changeling: The Lost)), 12 August 2009 (City in the Sand), 9 September 2009 (Geist: The Sin-Eaters).
- Tri Tac Games Podcast: Jess appeared on the following episodes: 14 March 2011 (Episode 61: Gender Issues with Jess Hartley).
- Fear The Boot Jess appeared on the following episodes: 29 July 2007 (Interview Episode 4 - Changeling: The Lost)
- GamesU 2009: Women in Gaming panel, featuring Jess Hartley, Monica Valentinelli and Juliet Meyers, 2009 
- Planet Access. Live Video Interview Recorded at Connecticon 2007.
- Exalted: In Northern Twilight at Amazon.com
- Little Yoshida from Mind Storm Labs
- Current RPG Works List on Amazon.com
- Book Review at Renaissance Magazine
- Book Review At Renaissance Magazine
- Book Review At Renaissance Magazine
- One Geek To Another
- Ennie Award Nominees 2010
- Herberman, Karen (September 27, 2007). "Busy writer moves to Bisbee". Bisbee Observer.
- The Shattered Glass Project
- <http://www.flamesrising.com/shattered-glass-project/ Flames Rising article on The Shattered Glass Project]
- Jess Hartley, Her Readers, And Nothing In Between
- SNAFUCon Guest of Honor - Jess Hartley
- I-Con Gaming Guest of Honor - Jess Hartley
- Anime North Gaming Guest of Honor - Jess Hartley
- Connecticon Gaming Guest of Honor - Jess Hartley
- UBCon - Guest of Honor Jess Hartley
- UBCon Guest of Honor Jess Hartley
- Flames Rising.
- Paths of Storytelling Interview
- Shattered Glass Project
- 13 Halloween Etiquette Tips from One Geek To Another
- Jess Hartley, Freelance Author & Editor Interview (13 August 2008).
- The Successful Dilettante
- The Successful Dilettante Interviews Jess Hartley
- The Escapist.
- Tell Me About Your Character: Jess Hartley
- RPG Countdown. RPG Countdown on Facebook.
- RPG Countdown (22 April 2009). Retrieved 22 April 2009.
- RPG Countdown (15 July 2009). Retrieved 15 July 2009.
- RPG Countdown (12 August 2009). Retrieved 12 August 2009.
- RPG Countdown (09 September 2009). Retrieved 09 September 2009.
- Tri Tac Games Podcast.
- Tri Tac Games Podcast (14 March 2011). Retrieved 14 March 2011
- Fear The Boot:
- Fear The Boot Interviews Jess Hartley About Changeling: The Lost
- Women In Gaming Panel ft. Jess Hartley, Monica Valentinelli and Juliet Meyers
- Women in Gaming Panel - GamesU 2009
- Planet Access Video Interview - Jess Hartley - Connecticon 2007 - Hartford, CT