Kay Kenyon has spent the last few years writing a four-book epic sci-fantasy series, The Entire and the Rose. The first two books, Bright of the Sky and A World Too Near (Pyr, 2007-08), received starred reviews in Publishers Weekly. SFSite called the milieu "One of the most imaginative creations in recent science fiction history." Her other novels include the John W. Campbell Award finalist The Braided World (Bantam, 2003), Tropic of Creation (Bantam, 2000), Rift (Bantam, 1999), The Seeds of Time (Bantam, 1997) and the Philip K. Dick Award finalist Maximum Ice (Bantam, 2002). The third book in this series, City Without End, will be released in February 2009. Audible.com editions of The Entire and the Rose will be available soon. Her short(er) work has recently appeared in The Solaris Book of New Science Fiction 2 (Solaris Books, 2008) and Fast Forward 2 (Pyr, 2008). She lives in eastern Washington State with her husband Tom Overcast who loves sf/f too. They share a home with an orange cat who prefers to drink from the irrigation ditch for "something extra." She chairs a spring literary conference, Write on the River.