Elyse Martin is a Smith College graduate who lives in Washington DC with her husband and two cats. She writes reviews for Publisher’s Weekly, and her essays and humor pieces have appeared in The Toast, Electric Literature, Perspectives on History, The Bias, Entropy Magazine, Smithsonian Magazine, and Tor.com. She spends most of her time writing and making atrocious puns—sometimes simultaneously.

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