Maria Dahvana Headley

Maria Dahvana Headley is the author of the dark fantasy/alt–history novel Queen of Kings and the internationally bestselling memoir The Year of Yes. Her Nebula–nominated short fiction has recently appeared in Lightspeed, Subterranean, Nightmare, The Journal Of Unlikely Entomology, Glitter & Mayhem, Jurassic London’s The Lowest Heaven and The Book of the Dead. With Neil Gaiman, she is the New York Times–Bestselling co–editor of the young–adult monster anthology Unnatural Creatures, benefitting 826DC. She lives in Brooklyn in an apartment full of celestial charts from the 1700’s, two gilded hippocamps, and possibly, depending on recent purchases, a crocodile.