Jack Dann is a multiple-award winning author who has written or edited over seventy-five books, including the international bestseller The Memory Cathedral, which was number one on The Age Bestseller list, The Rebel: an Imagined Life of James Dean and The Silent, which Library Journal chose as one of their 'Hot Picks' and wrote: 'This is narrative storytelling at its best… Most emphatically recommended.' He is the editor of the ground-breaking anthology Dreaming Down-Under (with Janeen Webb), which won the World Fantasy Award in 1999, and Dreaming Again, which Bookseller+Publisher chose as their 'Pick of the Week', giving it five stars. Dann lives in Australia on a farm overlooking the sea and 'commutes' back and forth to Los Angeles and New York.
We asked some of Australia's top fantasy and science fiction authors to select two of their stories tied together by a single theme and to write an introduction on how they had explored that theme. Jack Dann, an expat New Yorker and multi-award winning SF author who eats Vegemite with an American accent, presents two stories that look at Terrorism from the other side of the looking glass.