The Writer

Cherie Priest is the author of more than a dozen novels, including the steampunk pulp adventures Ganymede, Dreadnought, Clementine, and Boneshaker. Boneshaker was nominated for both the Hugo Award and the Nebula Award; it was a PNBA Award winner, and a Locus Award winner for Best Science Fiction Novel.

Cherie also wrote Fathom and the Eden Moore series from Tor, and her novellas Dreadful Skin, Clementine, and Those Who Went Remain There Still are published by Subterranean Press.

In addition to all of the above, she is a member of the Wild Cards Consortium – and her first foray into George R. R. Martin’s superhero universe, Fort Freak (for which she wrote the frame story), debuted in June of 2011.

Cherie’s short stories and nonfiction articles have appeared in such fine publications as Weird Tales, Subterranean Magazine, Publishers Weekly, and the Stoker-nominated anthology Aegri Somnia from Apex. She presently lives in Chattanooga, Tennessee, with her husband and their two housemates – a big fluffy dog and a fat black cat.

You can visit her main website (complete with obsessively updated blog) at

You can also send her email at
She loves email, and does her best to answer what she can.
(But please don’t send unpublished material for her to read or review.)