Michelle West is the author of The Sacred Hunt duology, the six-volume Sun Sword series, and The House War novels, all of which are interwoven. Michelle Sagara, her maiden name, is the author of numerous short tales and fantasy novels. She was nominated for the Campbell Award twice. She writes a column for The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction and works part-time at BAKKA Books, one of Toronto's major bookstores. Her website, michellesagara.com, is where you can reach her.