About the author

Mary Robinette Kowal

<p>Mary Robinette Kowal is the author of&nbsp;<em>The Glamourist Histories</em>&nbsp;series of fantasy novels. She has received the Campbell Award for Best New Writer,&nbsp;three Hugo awards, and the RT Reviews award for Best Fantasy Novel. &nbsp;Her work&nbsp;has been a finalist for the Hugo, Nebula, and Locus awards. Stories have appeared in&nbsp;<em>Strange Horizons</em>,&nbsp;<em>Asimov&rsquo;s</em>, and several Year&rsquo;s Best anthologies as well as in her collection&nbsp;<em>Scenting the Dark and Other Stories</em>&nbsp;from Subterranean.</p><p>Mary, a professional puppeteer and voice actor, has performed for LazyTown (CBS), the Center for Puppetry Arts, Jim Henson Pictures and founded Other Hand Productions. Her designs have garnered two UNIMA-USA Citations of Excellence, the highest award an American puppeteer can achieve. She also records fiction for authors such as Kage Baker, Cory Doctorow and John Scalzi.</p><p>Mary lives in Chicago with her husband Rob and over a dozen manual typewriters. Visit&nbsp;maryrobinettekowal.com.</p>