McCamy Taylor writes speculative fiction. Over the last decade and a half, her stories have appeared online at fan-zines, including Aphelion, where she is now the long fiction editor. Several of her longer works have also been self published. A physician with a BA in English/Biology and a Masters Public Health, her interests include literature, biology, medical science, anime/manga, politics and Zen Buddhism. She is also an artist, specializing in mixed media. Her biggest literary influences are William Blake and Roland Barthes. Her favorite speculative fiction writer is Tim Powers.