Gina Chen spent most of her life thinking she hated writing, until she churned out a few hundred thousand words of fanfiction and decided that maybe she was a writer. Her stories lean toward the fantastic, featuring heroines, antiheroines, and the kind of cleverness that brings trouble in its wake. Her short fiction has been published in Foreshadow, and her fantasy novel Violet Made of Thorns is forthcoming from Delacorte Press. She also has a degree in Computer Science and is a self-taught artist. For more info, visit and follow @actualgina on Twitter.