John Wiswell is a disabled author who lives where New York keeps all its trees. He won the Nebula Award for Best Short Story for "Open House on Haunted Hill," and the Locus Award for Best Novelette for "That Story Isn't The Story." He has also been a finalist for the Hugo, World Fantasy, and British Fantasy Awards. His fiction has been translated into ten languages, and has appeared in such venues as Tordotcom, Reactor, Uncanny Magazine, the LeVar Burton Reads Podcast, Lightspeed Magazine, and the Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction. His debut novel, SOMEONE YOU CAN BUILD A NEST IN, was published by DAW Books in April of 2024. He would like to hug a kaiju.