Since 1997, Julie E. Czerneda has turned her love and knowledge of biology into science fiction novels and short stories that have received international acclaim, multiple awards, and best-selling status. A popular speaker on scientific literacy and SF, as well as a conductor of writer`s workshops, in 2009 Julie was Guest of Honour for the national conventions of New Zealand and Australia, as well as Master of Ceremonies for Anticipation, the Montreal Worldcon. Her fourteen novel from DAW Books, out in 2013, was her debut fantasy, A Turn of Light, (2013), winner of the 2014 Aurora Award for Best Novel, and now Book One of the Night`s Edge series. In 2014, her short fiction appeared in Solaris Rising 3, edited by Ian Whates, and in the fantasy shared world anthology series edited by R. Scott Taylor, Tales of the Emerald Serpent. A special omnibus edition of her acclaimed near future SF Species Imperative was released by DAW in September 2014. Book Two of Night`s Edge, A Play of Shadow, comes out November 2014. Julie is presently back in science fiction, hard at work on Reunification, the concluding trilogy of her Clan Chronicles series. The first of these, This Gulf of Time and Stars will be released by DAW November 2015. For more about Julie’s work, visit www.czerneda.com or visit her on Facebook, Twitter, or Goodreads.