Kathleen Ann Goonan is the author of seven critically acclaimed novels, including her groundbreaking Nanotech Quartet: New YorkTimes Notable Book Queen City Jazz, Darrell Award winner Mississippi Blues, and Nebula Award finalists Crescent City Rhapsody and Light Music. In War Times won the John W. Campbell Award for Best Science Fiction Novel of 2007 and was the American Library Association’s Best SF Novel of 2007. Her most recent novel is This Shared Dream. She has published over fifty stories in venues such as Discover Magazine, Asimov’s, Omni, The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, and numerous Best of Year anthologies, some of which are collected in Angels and You Dogs. She has been a consultant for the Joint Services Small Arms Project, World Vision, and World Bank, and is presently a member of the School of Literature, Media, and Communication Advisory Board at Georgia Tech.