International bestselling author Kathrin Hutson has been writing dark fantasy, sci-fi, and LGBTQ speculative fiction since 2000. Her work centers around wildly messed-up heroes, excruciating circumstances, impossible decisions, Happily Never Afters, and a thread of hope. Her seventh novel, Sleepwater Static, came out in May. Hutson also ghostwrites fiction and serves as fiction co-editor for Burlington’s Mud Season Review and director of TopShelf interviews for TopShelf Magazine. She lives in Colorado with her husband, their young daughter, and two dogs, Sadie and Brucewillis.