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About Maria Dahvana Headley
MARIA DAHVANA HEADLEY is a #1 New York Times-bestselling author & editor, most recently of the novel THE MERE WIFE (July 17, 2018, MCD/FSG), MAGONIA (HarperCollins), one of Publisher's Weekly's Best Books of 2015; AERIE (HarperCollins); QUEEN OF KINGS (Dutton); and the internationally-bestselling memoir THE YEAR OF YES (Hyperion.) With Kat Howard she is the author of THE END OF THE SENTENCE (Subterranean Press) one of NPR's Best Books of 2014, and with Neil Gaiman, she is editor of the young adult monster anthology UNNATURAL CREATURES (HarperChildrens) benefitting 826DC.
Her short stories have been included in many year's best anthologies, including Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy, edited by Karen Joy Fowler and John Joseph Adams, and have been shortlisted for the Nebula, Shirley Jackson and World Fantasy Awards.
Her work has been supported by The MacDowell Colony, and Arte Studio Ginestrelle, among other fantastic organizations.
She grew up in rural Idaho and now lives in Brooklyn.