Sandra McDonald’s first collection of fiction Diana Comet and Other Improbable Stories was a Booklist Editor’s Choice, an American Library Association Over the Rainbow Book and winner of a Lambda Literary Award. Her story “Sexy Robot Mom” recently won an Asimov’s Readers’ Poll award. Four of her stories have been noted on the James A. Tiptree Award Honor List for exploring gender stereotypes. She is the published author of several novels and more than sixty short stories for adults and teens, including the award–winning Fisher Key Adventures and the gay asexual thriller City of Soldiers. She holds an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from the University of Southern Maine and teaches college in Florida.