Co-winner of the inaugural Galaxy Project (with her novella, "Lucy," Rosetta Books, 2011), juried by Robert Silverberg, David Drake and Barry Malzberg, Susan Forest is a writer of science fiction, fantasy and horror. She is a member of SFWA and SF Canada, and works as a fiction editor for Edge Publishers. Her recent sales include "Turning it Off," "The Most Invasive Species," and "Rent in Space" (all to Analog). Her YA novel, The Dragon Prince, was awarded the Children’s Circle Book Choice Award. You can check out her website at www.speculative-fiction.ca.
Her father’s great dynasty, sacred to Amun and guided by the hand of the gods, stood shakily on those scrawny legs.
This body is tired and hungry. But the beating of a strange heart keeps me awake.