Kelley Eskridge is a fiction writer, essayist, screenwriter and editor. Her novel, Solitaire (Eos/HarperCollins, 2002), was a finalist for the Nebula, Endeavour and Spectrum Awards. Dangerous Space (Aqueduct Press, 2007), a collection of her short fiction, contains several finalists for the Nebula and James Tiptree Jr. Awards. Her story "Alien Jane" was adapted for television and she co-wrote the screenplay for an adaptation of Solitaire, which is currently in development. She and her wife, Nicola Griffith, provide editing, mentoring and coaching services to writers as Sterling Editing.