Meg Elison an author and essayist. She writes science fiction and horror, as well as feminist essays and cultural criticism. She has been published in McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, Fangoria, Fantasy and Science Fiction, Catapult, and many other places. She is a member of the Science Fiction Writers Association (SFWA) and the National Writers Union. Her debut novel, “The Book of the Unnamed Midwife” won the 2014 Philip K. Dick Award. Her novelette, “The Pill” won the 2021 Locus Award. She is a Hugo, Nebula, and Sturgeon Awards finalist. She has been an Otherwise Award honoree twice. Her YA debut, “Find Layla” was published in fall 2020 by Skyscape. It was named one of Vanity Fair’s Best 15 Books of 2020. Her parasocial thriller, “Number One Fan” was published in August 2022 by Mira Books.