Pat Cadigan, "The Queen of Cyberpunk" (Guardian), has been writing since childhood, and had her first professionally published story in 1980. Her novels include Mindplayers, Synners, Fools, Tea from an Empty Cup, and Dervish Is Digital. Synners and Fools both won the Arthur C Clarke Award. Pat's many short stories have been published in magazines and anthologies, covering a wide spectrum of science fiction, fantasy, horror, and "unclassifiable." Born in New York, raised in Massachusetts, she spent much of her adult life in Overland Park, Kansas, moving to London in 1996. She lives there with husband Chris Fowler, son Rob, and Miss Kitty Calgary, Queen of the Cats. She is currently working on a number of novels. All of her major work will be available online through the SF Gateway in late September 2011.