M.K. Hutchins regularly draws on her background in archaeology when writing fantasy and science fiction. She’s the author of the YA fantasy novels The Redwood Palace and Drift, which was a Junior Library Guild Selection and a VOYA Topshelf honoree. She’s written over thirty short stories, appearing in Podcastle, Analog, Strange Horizons, and elsewhere. She lives in Utah with her husband and four kids where they endeavor to grow bushels of delicious food, play heaps of board games, and read mountains of books. Find her at https://linktr.ee/mkhutchins.