Martha Wells is the author of eleven SF/F novels, including The Element of Fire, City of Bones, Wheel of the Infinite, The Wizard Hunters, and the Nebula-nominated The Death of the Necromancer. Her most recent novel is The Cloud Roads published by Night Shade Books. She has had short stories in Realms of Fantasy, Black Gate, Lone Star Stories, and the anthologies Elemental and The Year's Best Fantasy #7, and essays in the nonfiction anthologies Farscape Forever and Mapping the World of Harry Potter. She also has two Stargate Atlantis media-tie-in novels Reliquary and Entanglement. Her books have been published in seven languages, including French, Spanish, German, Russian, and Dutch.