Sally McBride’s short stories and novellas have appeared in Asimov’s, Amazing, Fantasy & Science Fiction, Realms of Fantasy, Northern Frights, Tesseracts, On Spec, and many more magazines, anthologies and best-of collections. “The Fragrance of Orchids” (Asimov’s) won Canada’s Aurora Award and received Hugo and Nebula nominations. She has taught fiction writing and edited speculative fiction, co-publishing the magazine TransVersions. Her previous novels include Indigo Time (Five Rivers Publishing) and Water, Circle, Moon (Masque Books). Born and raised in Canada, Sally divides her time between Toronto and the mountains of Idaho where she enjoys skiing and hiking with her husband. She has several works in progress.