S.B. Divya is a lover of science, math, fiction, and the Oxford comma. She is the Hugo and Nebula nominated author of Runtime and co-editor of Escape Pod, with Mur Lafferty. Her short story collection, Contingency Plans For the Apocalypse and Other Situations, is out now from Hachette India, and her debut novel Machinehood is forthcoming from Saga Press in March, 2021. She holds degrees in Computational Neuroscience and Signal Processing, and she worked for twenty years as an engineer before becoming an author.