Mary E. Lowd is a science fiction and furry writer in Eugene, Oregon, where she lives with her husband, daughter, five cats, and three dogs. More than twenty of her short stories have been published in markets ranging from Jim Baen’s Universe and Cosmos Online to Allasso and the Anthropomorphic Dreams Podcast. Four of Mary’s short stories as well as her first novel, “Otters In Space,” were nominated for Ursa Major Awards. She’s a member of SFWA, the Furry Writer’s Guild, and co-chair of the Wordos. For more information, visit www.marylowd.com or http://www.furaffinity.net/user/ryffnah/.