Marina Lostetter & Arkady Martine
thinks the open skies and dense forests of the Pacific Northwest are ideal for growing speculative-fiction authors. Originally from Oregon, she now resides in Arkansas with her spouse, Alex. In her spare time she enjoys globetrotting, board games, and all things art-related. Her original short fiction has appeared in Lightspeed, InterGalactic Medicine Show, and Shimmer Magazine. In addition to her debut novel, Noumenon, and its sequel, Noumenon Infinity, she has written tie-in materials for the game Star Citizen and for the Aliens franchise.
is a speculative fiction writer and, as Dr. AnnaLinden Weller, a historian of the Byzantine Empire and a city planner. Under both names she writes about border politics, rhetoric, propaganda, and the edges of the world. Arkady grew up in New York City and, after some time in Turkey, Canada, and Sweden, lives in Baltimore with her wife, the author Vivian Shaw.
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