About the Author

Selina Rosen lives in rural Arkansas with her partner, her parrot, Ricky, assorted fish and fowl ' both inside and out, several milk goats, an undetermined number of barn cats and her dog, Spud. Besides writing, editing, and taking care of the farm, she's a gardener, carpenter, rock mason, electrician (NOT a plumber), Torah scholar and sword fighter. In her spare time she creates water gardens, builds furniture, and adds to her on-going creation of the 'Great Wall of Kibler.' Selina's short fiction has appeared in several magazines and anthologies including Sword and Sorceress 16, Such A Pretty Face, Distant Journeys, three of the MZB Fantasy Mags, Tooth and Claw, Turn the Other Chick, and the new Anthology At the End of the Universe, just to name a few. Her critically acclaimed story entitled "Ritual Evolution" appeared in the first of the new Thieves World anthologies, Turning Points, and her second TW story, 'Gathering Strength,' appeared in the new TW anthology, Enemies of Fortune. The Bubba Chronicles is a collection of her short fiction which features ' strangely enough ' bubbas. Her novels include Queen of Denial, Recycled, Chains of Freedom, Chains of Destruction, The Host trilogy, Fire & Ice, Hammer Town, Reruns, and novellas entitled The Boatman and Material Things. Her new novel, Strange Robby, is due out in July of 2006 from Meisha Merlin Publishing. This will be her first hard cover release. Bad Lands, a gonzo-mystery novel co-written with Laura J. Underwood, is due out from Five Star Mysteries in 2007. In her capacity as owner and editor in chief of Yard Dog Press, Ms. Rosen has edited several anthologies, including the award-winning Bubbas of the Apocalypse, and The Four Bubbas of the Apocalypse: Flatulence, Halitosis, Incest and' Ned, and two collections of 'modern' fairy tales ' the Stoker-nominated Stories That Won't Make Your Parents Hurl and More Stories That Won't Make Your Parents Hurl. She also owns and operates CASTLE FARMS, an ADGA goat farm with registered Nubian milk goats. You can contact Selina through her personal website www.selinarosen.com, or just Email her at selinarosen@cox.net.

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