(I'd like to pretend this is the normal state of our relationship but in fact she was looking something up on google and concentrating when I snapped the picture. Wasn't annoyed with me at all.)
EVERYONE SHOULD DO A CAPTION CONTEST OF THIS!
Call me Darth. Darth Katercakes. I am the Podcast Director and Non-fiction Editor for Clarkesworld Magazine. I have been very privileged to narrate over 250 short stories/poems by some of the biggest names in Science Fiction and Fantasy. Since joining the Clarkesworld staff in 2009, I have read over 200 stories (800K+ words) and the Clarkesworld Podcast has been downloaded over 1.8 million times.
I have been nominated for a Parsec Award, and a World Fantasy Award. I won the Hugo Award for Best Semiprozine in 2011 and 2013, the British Fantasy Award for Best Magazine in 2014 and the World Fantasy Award for Special Award: Non Professional in 2014 alongside the wonderfully talented editorial staff of Clarkesworld Magazine.
I have also read for various other audio venues such as StarShipSofa, Escape Pod, Nightmare Magazine, Mash Stories, The Drabblecast and Cast of Wonders.
I am currently situated in Northern Connecticut with my first fans, my children. I am currently working as the Operations Manager for the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America.