Sean Williams is the author of over 100 published short stories and 40 novels for children and adults, including Impossible Music, the Twinmaker trilogy, and three books in the Star Wars: New Jedi Order series. His novelization, Star Wars: The Force Unleashed was a #1 New York Times bestseller. With Garth Nix, he is the co-author of the Troubletwisters series, the Have Sword, Will Travel series, and Spirit Animals: Blood Ties. His most recent book, Her Perilous Mansion, is a middle grade fantasy novel. Called “the premier Australian speculative fiction writer of the age” by Aurealis magazine, he has received multiple Aurealis and Ditmar Awards, was nominated for the Philip K. Dick Award, and received an Antarctica Arts Fellowship. He lives in Adelaide, where he is currently Professor of Creative Writing at Flinders University.