Phenderson Djéli Clark resides in New England, where he writes speculative fiction during his spare time—when he is not leading the life of a mild-mannered academic historian. He is the author of the novellas The Haunting of Tram Car 015 (Tor, 2019) and The Black God’s Drums (Tor, 2018; Hugo Award and Nebula Award finalist). His short stories and novelettes include The Secret Lives of the Nine Negro Teeth of George Washington (Fireside, 2018; Hugo Award finalist ad Nebula Award winner), The Paladin of Golota (Heroic Fantasy Quarterly, 2018), A Tale of Woe (Beneath Ceaseless Skies, 2018), The Things My Mother Left Me (People of Colo(u)r Destroy Fantasy anthology, 2016), The Mouser of Peter the Great (Hidden Youth anthology, 2016), and A Dead Djinn in Cairo (Tor, 2016), among others.