Michael A. Burstein, winner of the 1997 Campbell Award for Best New Writer, has earned 10 Hugo nominations and three Nebula nominations for his short fiction. Burstein grew up in Forest Hills, Queens, but now lives with his wife Nomi and their two daughters in Brookline, Mass., where he is an elected town meeting member and library trustee. He has two degrees in physics and attended the Clarion Workshop. He taught science for many years and he currently edits science textbooks. More information on Burstein and his work, as well a link to his blog, can be found on his webpage, www.mabfan.com.