Connie Willis is an internationally-known science fiction author and the winner of an unprecedented total of eleven Hugo Awards and seven Nebula Awards. She is the first author to have ever won both awards in all four fiction categories. She has also won numerous Locus Awards and was named by Locus as Best Science Fiction Author of the Nineties. Willis is the author of Doomsday Book and many other acclaimed novels, but she is probably most famous for her short stories, including “Fire Watch,” “Even the Queen,” and “The Last of the Winnebagos.” Her new novel Crosstalk was published in 2016.