Brian Francis Slattery is the author of three novels for Tor: Gaylactic Spectrum and Lambda finalist Spaceman Blues: A Love Song (2007); Liberation: Being the Adventures of the Slick Six after the Collapse of the United States of America (2008); and Lost Everything (2012). Short fiction has appeared in Interfictions 2 (Sherman and Barzak, eds.) as well as Glimmer Train, The Dirty Pond, Brain Harvest, and McSweeney's Internet Tendency. By day, he edits public policy publications; he is also an editor of the New Haven Review. He lives in Hamden, CT, with his wife and son, and plays as much music as he can.