Zoë Blade was born in Essex, England in 1981. She currently resides in Staffordshire with her partner Nina. She writes fiction, music and computer code. Her article “Who Watches the Watchers?” was featured in 2600: The Hacker Quarterly, and she wrote most of the soundtrack to Defcon: The Documentary, about the hacking convention. Nina and Zoë are currently building a hardware step sequencer.
A book such as this spins not only words but also whole worlds: eighteen of them, representing the best lesbian-themed stories of the fantastic or futuristic published the prior year. The women to be met in these pages will find themselves tested not because of their sexual identity but rather the identity they have composed, constructed, and spun.