Adam-Troy Castro

Adam-Troy Castro is a well-known author of science fiction, fantasy and horror whose short stories have received five nominations for the Nebula Award, two for the Hugo Award and two for the Stoker. In 2007 he and collaborator Jerry Oltion shared the Seiun Award for best work translated into Japanese, for their acclaimed novella “The Astronaut from Wyoming.” In 2009 he won the Philip K. Dick Award for his novel, Emissaries from the Dead (Harper Collins, first in a series of novels about interstellar investigator Andrea Cort). Adam’s other books include the Sinister Six trilogy of Spider-Man novels, the upcoming Z is for Zombie, and nonfiction volumes examining the Harry Potter phenomenon and the television show The Amazing Race. A full-time writer when he isn’t procrastinating, Adam lives in Miami with his wife Judi and a motley assortment of anarchist cats that includes Meow Farrow and Uma Furman. For further information, including essays, artwork, fiction excerpts, and regular updates on forthcoming work, please check out Adam’s website at

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