About the Author
Barton Paul Levenson’s novels include The Celibate Succubus, Max & Me, Year of the Human, Ella the Vampire, I Will and Parole. Mr. Levenson’s short fiction has appeared in Marion Zimmer Bradley’s Fantasy Magazine, ChiZine, Cricket, Cicada, The New York Review of Science Fiction, and many other publications. Barton has published more than 60 short stories, poems, and essays. He is also a two-time winner of the Confluence Short Story Contest. Levenson holds a degree in physics and writes prolifically about everything from fictional works to radiative-convective models of planetary atmospheres. He speaks French, Spanish, Russian, German, New Testament Greek, and Japanese (though, he confesses, not well enough to converse with native speakers). Mr. Levenson is married to genre poet Elizabeth Penrose and lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where he confuses everybody by being both a born-again Christian and a liberal Democrat. Find out more about Barton at his website, www.bartonpaullevenson.com, or on Facebook and Twitter.