David D. Levine is the author of over fifty science fiction and fantasy stories. His story "Tk'Tk'Tk"won the Hugo Award in 2006, and he has been shortlisted for such awards as the Hugo, Nebula, Campbell, and Sturgeon. His stories have appeared in Asimov's, Analog, F&SF, five Year's Best anthologies, and his award-winning collection Space Magic. He lives in Portland, OR with his wife, Kate Yule. Arabella of Mars is his first novel.