Matthew Kressel is a multiple Nebula Award and World Fantasy Award finalist. His short fiction has or will appear in Clarkesworld, Analog Science Fiction and Fact, Lightspeed Magazine,, Nightmare Magzine, Apex Magazine, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Interzone, and the anthologies Mad Hatters and March Hares, Cyber World, Naked City, After, The People of the Book, as well as many other places. His first novel, King of Shards, was hailed as, “Majestic, resonant, reality-twisting madness,” from NPR Books. His work has been translated into Czech, Polish, French, Russian, Chinese, and Romanian. From 2003 to 2010 he ran Senses Five Press, which published Sybil’s Garage, an acclaimed speculative fiction magazine, and Paper Cities: An Anthology of Urban Fantasy, which won the World Fantasy Award. His is the co-host of the Fantastic Fiction at KGB reading series in Manhattan alongside Ellen Datlow, and he is a long-time member of the Altered Fluid writers group. By trade, he is a full-stack software developer, and he developed the Moksha submission system, which used by many of the largest SF markets today. You can find him at online at, where he blogs about writing, technology, environmentalism, and more. Or find him on Twitter: @mattkressel.