Greg van Eekhout is an American fantasy and science fiction writer born and raised in Los Angeles. After a lengthy stay in the suburban deserts of Arizona, he recently returned to California and now lives in San Diego. Following his professional debut, a story in Starlight 3, he published a couple of dozen stories, appearing in most of the genre’s major science fiction magazines, several anthologies, and a number of Year’s Best compilations. His story “In the Late December” was a Nebula finalist. He currently awaits the imminent release of his first novel, Norse Code. For fun, Greg practices Northern Shaolin kung fu and indulges his love of little tacos.