Adrienne Martini is a Contributing Editor at Locus Magazine. She is the author of two non-fiction books -- Hillbilly Gothic: A Memoir of Madness and Motherhood (Free Press/Simon and Schuster, 2006) and Sweater Quest: My Year of Knitting Dangerously (Free Press/Simon and Schuster, 2010).

She was the SpecFic Floozy for Bookslut.com before writing about the field for the Baltimore City Paper and the Washington Post's Book World. She holds degrees in theatre and journalism, is a reformed newspaper editor and now teaches college students in Oneonta, New York. She has two kids, one husband and a lot of yarn and books. She also feels strange when forced to write about herself in the third person.