J.H. Soeder (born in 1951) is an American artist and author. He was born in Phoenix, Arizona.Soeder's first non-fiction book, “True Tails” received two national book awards. He then went on to write two other non-fiction books, “Fingers in the Light” and “Haddie’s In Our Closet.” He was also listed by the Organic View’s Radio Show as having written one of the best books of 2011. “Haddie’s In Our Closet”, an autobiographical ghost story, was a finalist in Foreword Reviews 2012 Book of the Year awards. In 1976 Soeder ran in the Liberty Torch Race, now the World Harmony Run, a 24 hour a day, nonstop, relay covering all 50 states to mark the United States Bicentennial.