Hayley Stone is a writer, editor, and poet from California. She is the author of the sci-fi novel, Machinations, which was chosen as an Amazon Best Sci-fi & Fantasy Book of the Year for 2016. Her short fiction and poetry have appeared in Fireside Magazine, New Myths Magazine, Factor Four, and various anthologies. She has a forthcoming story in Sword & Sonnet: An Anthology of Battle Poets, and new poetry coming out in Wild Musette and Star*Line later in the year. Find her at www.hnstoneauthor.com and on Twitter @hayley_stone.