Ken Liu is an award-winning speculative fiction novelist from the United States. The Paper Menagerie and Other Tales, his collection, has been translated into over a dozen languages. The Grace of Kings, The Wall of Storms, The Veiled Throne, and a second collection, The Hidden Girl and Other Tales, are among Liu's other works. He has been engaged in a number of media adaptations of his work, including Netflix's animated series Love, Death + Robots' adaptation of his short tale Good Hunting, and AMC's Pantheon, which is based on an interwoven series of short stories. The Cleaners, The Hidden Girl, and The Message have all been optioned for development.
Liu has worked as a software engineer, a business lawyer, and a litigation consultant in the past. He is a frequent speaker at conferences and universities on topics such as futurism, bitcoin, technology history, and the importance of narrative. Liu lives near Boston, Massachusetts, with his family.