Kate Maruyama’s is the author of Harrowgate (47North) Halloween Beyond: A Gentleman’s Suit (Crystal Lake) named best fiction book of 2021 by Rue Morgue Magazine, and Bleak Houses (Raw Dog Screaming Press, August 23) as well as Alterations (upcoming from Running Wild Press). Her short work has appeared in Asimov’s SF and Analog SF & F, as well as numerous anthologies. She is a member of the SFWA and HWA where she serves on the Diverse Works Inclusion Committee. She has served as a juror for the Bram Stoker Award and Twice for the Shirley Jacksons and she serves on the board of Women Who Submit. She writes, teaches, cooks, and eats in LA.