Elizabeth Hand is the bestselling author of fourteen genre-spanning novels and five collections of short fiction and essays. Her work has received the World Fantasy Award (four times), the Nebula Award (twice), the Shirley Jackson Award (three times), the International Horror Guild Award (three times), the Mythopoeic Award, and the James Tiptree, Jr. Award, among other honors, and several of her books have been New York Times and Washington Post Notable Books. She has written numerous novelizations of films, including Terry Gilliam’s Twelve Monkeys and a popular series of Star Wars books featuring Boba Fett for middle grade children.

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