Fantasy and sci-fi author Tad Williams (b. 1957) has written numerous novels and story collections that have been translated into more than 20 languages. He is the author of the Otherland and Shadowmarch series, as well as the standalone books Tailchaser’s Song, The War of the Flowers, Caliban’s Hour, and Child of an Ancient City. He has also worked on comic books and a young adult series with his wife, Deborah. He lives in California.