Christopher Barzak grew up in Ohio, has lived in California and Michigan, and is now a resident of Japan, teaching English near Tokyo. He has published stories in Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet, Realms of Fantasy, Trampoline, The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror, The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror, Nerve, and The Third Alternative. His novel, One for Sorrow, is currently making the rounds. For more on him and his work, see his website. To contact him, send him email at firstname.lastname@example.org.