Paul Witcover's first novel, Waking Beauty (HarperCollins, 1997), was a Tiptree and Crawford finalist. He is also the author of Tumbling After (HarperCollins, 2005) and Dracula: Asylum (Dark Horse, 2006). His collection Everland (PS, 2009) was a World Fantasy and Shirley Jackson finalist and includes 2004 Nebula novella finalist "Left of the Dial" and the title story, a 2009 World Fantasy novella finalist. With Elizabeth Hand, he co-created and co-wrote the DC Comic Anima, and wrote stories for The Further Adventures of the Joker and of Superman (Greenberg, ed.). He has been a reviewer for Science Fiction Eye, The New York Review of Science Fiction, Realms of Fantasy (2002 – 8) and, subsequently, Locus. He attended Clarion in 1980. His Zora Neale Hurston (Chelsea House, 1991) is a biography for teens. His new novel, The Emperor of All Things, is forthcoming from Transworld in England.