ALIETTE DE BODARD lives and works in Paris, where she has a job as a Computer Engineer. In her spare time, she writes speculative fiction. She is the author of the Aztec fantasy Servant of the Underworld (Angry Robot/HarperCollins), as well as numerous pieces of fiction published in venues such as Asimov’s, Realms of Fantasy and Gardner Dozois’ The Year’s Best Science Fiction. She is a Campbell Award finalist and a Writers of the Future winner. Visit her website at www.aliettedebodard.com.