Lori M. Lee was born in the mountains of Laos. Her family relocated to a refugee camp in Thailand for a few years and then moved permanently to the United States when she was three. She has a borderline-obsessive fascination with unicorns, is fond of talking in Caps Lock, and loves to write about magic, manipulation, and family. She currently lives in Wisconsin with her husband, kids, and a friendly pit bull. She is the author of Gates of Thread and Stone. Visit her at www.lorimlee.com.