Ironskin trilogy from Tor Books, and the Seriously Wicked series from Tor Teen. Her novels have been finalists for the Nebula and Norton awards. Her stories have appeared in Women Destroy SF, Lightspeed, Tor.com, Strange Horizons, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, and many more, and are collected in On the Eyeball Floor and Other Stories from Fairwood Press.
Her narrations have appeared in audiobooks and podcasts including Podcastle, Pseudopod, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, John Joseph Adams' The End is Nigh series, and more. She is one of the co-hosts of Escape Pod, and runs the Parsec-winning flash fiction podcast Toasted Cake.
Clarion West and the CSSF Novel Workshop with Kij Johnson. She has taught at the Clarion West One-Day Workshop, the Cascade Writers Workshop and the Willamette Writers Conference. She recommends all those.
She grew up in Lawrence, Kansas, but now lives with her family in Portland, Oregon, in an old house on a hill that came with a dragon in the basement and blackberry vines in the attic. She used to do a lot of theatre, but these days she writes plays to get her fix. Sometimes in the summers she works as a face painter, which means a glitter-filled house is an occupational hazard.
Headshot photo credit Caroline M. Yoachim