Madeline Ashby grew up in a household populated by science fiction
fans. She graduated from a Jesuit university in 2005, after having
written a departmental honors thesis on science fiction. After
meeting Ursula K. LeGuin in the basement of the Elliott Bay Book
Company that year, she decided to start writing science fiction
stories. She has been published in Tesseracts, Flurb, Nature,
Escape Pod and elsewhere. Her work has been nominated for the Locus
and Kitschie awards. Currently, she works as a strategic foresight
consultant in Toronto.
From the Paperback edition.