Maria Dahvana Headley is a New York Times-bestselling novelist, memoirist and editor, most recently of the novels Magonia, Aerie, and Queen of Kings, and the anthology Unnatural Creatures (co-editor with Neil Gaiman). Her short stories have been finalists for the World Fantasy, Nebula and Shirley Jackson Awards. Upcoming are The Mere Wife, a contemporary adaptation of Beowulf from FSG/MCD Books, in July '18, and The Combustible, a queer YA superhero novel from HarperCollins. She tweets from @MARIADAHVANA