EKATERINA SEDIA resides in the Pinelands of New Jersey. Her critically acclaimed novels, The Secret History of Moscow and The Alchemy of Stone were published by Prime Books. Her next one, The House of Discarded Dreams, is coming out in 2010. Her short stories have sold to Analog, Baen’s Universe, Dark Wisdom and Clarkesworld, as well as Haunted Legends and Magic in the Mirrorstone anthologies. In 2010, Kathy won the World Fantasy Award for editing Paper Cities: An Anthology of Urban Fantasy. Visit her at www.ekaterinasedia.com.