Gaie Sebold’s debut novel introduced brothel-owning ex-avatar of sex and war, Babylon Steel (Solaris, 2012); the sequel, Dangerous Gifts, came out in February 2013. She is now working on a steampunk fantasy: Shanghai Sparrow, due in 2014.
She has published a number of short stories, three of which have received honourable mentions in Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror. She has also won awards for poetry (her first collection, Urban Fox, is published by Tall Lighthouse). She writes and runs writing workshops, reads obsessively, gardens amateurishly, and sometimes hits people with latex weapons. http://gaiesebold.com