Darcie Little Badger is a Lipan Apache writer and geoscientist. Darcie's debut novel, Elatsoe, will publish with Levine Querido in August 2020. Notably, Elatsoe was chosen as a BookExpo 2020 Young Adult Buzz Finalist. Her short fiction, nonfiction, and comics have appeared in multiple places, including Take the Mic: Fictional Stories of Everyday Resistance (Arthur A. Levine Books, 2019), Strange Horizons, The Dark Magazine, Mythic Delirium Magazine, and the podcast LeVar Burton Reads. Her stories have also been reprinted in multiple anthologies. She co-writes Strangelands, an ongoing comic series in the Humanoids H1 shared superhero universe.

Darcie earned a PhD in Oceanography from Texas A&M and a bachelor's degree in geoscience from Princeton University. Much like the plankton she studies, Darcie lives in a state of motion, drifting between the east and west coasts.