Kelly Link is the author of the collections Stranger Things Happen, Magic for Beginners, Pretty Monsters, The Wrong Grave, and Get in Trouble. She has received a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. She and Gavin J. Grant have co-edited a number of anthologies including, for young adults, Steampunk! and Monstrous Affections. She is the co-founder of Small Beer Press and co-edits the occasional zine Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet. Link was born in Miami, Florida. She lives with her husband and daughter in Northampton, Massachusetts.