Delia Sherman writes stories and novels for younger readers and adults. Her most recent short stories have appeared in the young adult anthology Steampunk! and in Ellen Datlow’s Naked City.
Ellen Kushner is a novelist, performer and public radio personality. Her award-winning novels include the “mannerpunk” cult classic Swordspoint and Thomas the Rhymer. With Holly Black, she recently co-edited Welcome to Bordertown, a revival of the original urban fantasy shared world series created by Terri Windling. Kushner is the longtime host of the public radio show “Sound & Spirit.” Audiobook recordings of her first two “Riverside” novels, Swordspoint and The Privilege of the Sword, featuring Kushner as narrator, were released this year by Neil Gaiman Presents for Audible.com. (anglemark)