N.K. Jemisin is the author of The Inheritance Trilogy, as well as numerous fantasy, horror and science-fiction short stories and novellas. Her work has been nominated for the Hugo (twice), the Nebula (four times), and the World Fantasy Award (twice); shortlisted for the Crawford, the Gemmell Morningstar, and the Tiptree; and she has won a Locus Award for Best First Novel as well as the Romantic Times Reviewer’s Choice Award (three times).
Mac Walters is the creative director and lead writer at Bioware for the Mass Effect video games. As such, he knows everything there is to know about the many threads that make up the complex and compelling science fiction saga—including many never-before-revealed secrets.