Author David Marusek writes science fiction in a cabin in Fairbanks, Alaska. His work has appeared in Playboy, Nature, MIT Technology Review, Asimov's, and other periodicals and anthologies around the world and has been translated into ten languages. According to Publisher's Weekly, Marusek's writing is ferociously smart, simultaneously horrific and funny, as he forces readers to stretch their imaginations and sympathies. His current series, Upon This Rock, is a tale of love, faith, and alien invasion set in the Alaska bush.