C.S.E. Cooney ("Claire") won the 2011 long form Rhysling for her poem "The Sea-King's Second Bride"; "Dogstar Men" was a short form finalist the same year. Both can be found in her poetry collection How to Flirt in Faerieland and Other Wild Rhymes (Papaveria, 2012). Her first short fiction collection Bone Swans is forthcoming with Mythic Delirium in 2015. She has recently published the first two novellas in her Dark Breakers trilogy, The Breaker Queen (2014) and The Two Paupers (2015), with Fairchild Books. Her novella "Martyr's Gem" appeared in Rich Horton's The Year's Best Science Fiction and Fantasy, 2014 Edition, and The Mammoth Book of Steampunk Adventures (Wallace, ed.) contains her short story, "The Canary of Candletown." Other novellas and short stories may be found online at Black Gate Magazine, GigaNotoSaurus, SteamPowered II: More Lesbian Steampunk Stories (Vanderhooft, ed.), Clockwork Phoenix 3 (Allen, ed.), Apex, Subterranean, Strange Horizons, Podcastle, Goblin Fruit, Cabinet des Fées and Mythic Delirium. She lives in Westerly, Rhode Island.