Maria Dahvana Headley

Maria Dahvana Headley is the New York Times-bestselling author and editor of MagoniaQueen of KingsThe Year of Yes, and with Kat HowardThe End of the Sentence.

With Neil Gaiman, she is the editor of the anthology Unnatural CreaturesAerie, the sequel to Magonia, is upcoming in September from HarperCollins, and in 2017 her Beowulf adaptation, The Mere Wife will be published by Farrar, Straus & Giroux. Her Nebula and Shirley Jackson Award-nominated short fiction has been anthologized in many year’s bests. Her work has been supported by The MacDowell Colony, and Arte Studio Ginestrelle, among others.