Mary Robinette Kowal is the author of The Glamourist Histories series of fantasy novels. She has received the Campbell Award for Best New Writer, three Hugo awards, and the RT Reviews award for Best Fantasy Novel. Her work has been nominated for the Hugo, Nebula and Locus awards. Her stories appear in Asimov’s, Clarkesworld, and several Year’s Best anthologies. Mary, a professional puppeteer, also performs as a voice actor (SAG/AFTRA), recording fiction for authors such as Seanan McGuire, Cory Doctorow and John Scalzi. She lives in Chicago with her husband Rob and over a dozen manual typewriters.
Mary is also a member of the popular author podcast: Writing Excuses. She often presents at the Life Universe and Everything Symposium (LTUE), and will be there tomorrow. Come learn from a master storyteller and teacher. We will raffle two copies of her new book, Ghost Talkers, to two lucky UVW members. Make sure your membership is up-to-date to be eligible.