Delia Sherman is a critically-acclaimed and award-winning author of fiction for adults and young readers. Her novel The Porcelain Dove was a New York Times Notable Book and won the Mythopoeic Fantasy Award, and her young adult novel, The Freedom Maze, won the Andre Norton Award for YA Science Fiction and Fantasy. Her other works include Changeling, The Magic Mirror of the Mermaid Queen, The Evil Wizard Smallbone, and the collection Young Woman in a Garden and Other Stories. She is a frequent lecturer and teacher, and has taught writing at the Clarion Science Fiction Writer’s Workshop, among many others. Born in Japan, she lives in New York City with her wife, author Ellen Kushner.