Over the past twenty-four years, Nina Kiriki Hoffman has sold novels, juvenile and media tie-in books, short story collections, and more than two hundred short stories. Her works have been finalists for the Nebula, World Fantasy, Mythopoeic, Sturgeon, and Endeavour awards. Her first novel, "The Thread That Binds the Bones," won a Stoker Award. Nina's YA novel "Spirits that Walk in Shadow" and her science fiction novel "Catalyst" were published in 2006. Her fantasy novel "Fall of Light" will be published by Ace Books in May.