David G. Hartwell, called "an editor extraordinaire" by Publishers Weekly, is one of science fiction's most experienced and influential editors. As an editor with Berkley Books, Pocket Books, William Morrow, and Tor Books, he has worked with many of the field's best authors and edited many award-winning works. He is the author of Age of Wonders, a nonfiction study of the science fiction field. Among his many anthologies are the bestselling World Treasury of Science Fiction and the World Fantasy Award winner The Dark Descent. He is the holder of a Ph.D. in comparative literature from Columbia University, a winner of the Eaton Award, and has been nominated for the Hugo Award twenty-four times. Milton T. Wolf is a noted librarian, scholar, and vice president of the Science Fiction Research Association. He lives in Las Vegas, Nevada.
"A broad-ranging anthology; highly recommended for SF collections." --Library Journal"An excellent and informed introduction to the genre while also supplying fans with plenty of new pleasures. . . . [A] wise, witty and wonderful collection." --Publishers Weekly (starred review)