Tad Williams is a fantasy superstar from California. His genre-defining (and genre-defying) books have sold tens of millions of copies around the world. His works include the realms of Otherland, Shadowmarch, and Osten Ard, as well as standalone novels Tailchaser's Song and The Battle of the Flowers, as well as the Memory, Sorrow, and Thorn, and The Last King of Osten Ard series. His large body of work in epic fantasy, science fiction, urban fantasy, comics, and other genres has influenced a generation of writers. Tad and his family reside amid a house that is both weird and beautiful in the Santa Cruz highlands. He may be reached at tadwilliams.com or @tadwilliams on Twitter.