Mary Robinette Kowal is the author of the “Lady Astronaut” duology and historical fantasy novels: “The Glamourist Histories” series and Ghost Talkers. She’s a member of the award-winning podcast Writing Excuses and has received the Astounding Award for Best New Writer, four Hugo awards, the Romantic Times Reviews award for Best Fantasy Novel, the Nebula, and Locus awards. Her novel Calculating Stars is one of only eighteen novels to win the Hugo, Nebula and Locus awards in a single year.
As a professional puppeteer and voice actor (SAG/AFTRA), Mary Robinette has performed for LazyTown (CBS), the Center for Puppetry Arts, Jim Henson Pictures, and founded Other Hand Productions. She records fiction for authors such as Seanan McGuire, Cory Doctorow and John Scalzi. Mary Robinette lives in Nashville with her husband Rob and over a dozen manual typewriters. Visit maryrobinettekowal.com.