Paul Witcover's first novel, Waking Beauty (HarperCollins, 1997), was a Crawford Award finalist and on the Tiptree Award honor list. He is the author of Tumbling After (HarperCollins, 2005), Dracula: Asylum (Dark Horse, 2006), and The Emperor of All Things (Transworld, 2013) and its sequel The Watchman of Eternity (Transworld, 2015). His collection Everland (PS Publishing, 2009) was a World Fantasy and Shirley Jackson finalist; it includes 2004 Nebula novella finalist "Left of the Dial" and the title story, itself a 2009 World Fantasy novella finalist. With Elizabeth Hand, he co-created and co-wrote the DC Comic Anima. He was a writer for three seasons of the online serial novel Tremontaine (Serial Box, 2017-2018), set in the Riverside universe of Ellen Kushner. A new novel, Lincolnstein, is forthcoming from PS Publishing in September 2021. Witcover contributed a regular book-review column for many years to Realms of Fantasy and Locus magazines. He teaches fiction at UCLA Extension and at Southern New Hampshire University, where he is the Interim Dean of the Online MFA program. He lives in Brooklyn, NY.