ARLEY SORG, Senior Editor plus occasional Locus film and book reviewer, was born in California but grew up in England, Hawaii, and Colorado. He studied Asian Religions at Pitzer College. He lives in the SF Bay Area, and has been known to write SF/F/H from time to time in local coffee shops. A 2014 Odyssey Writing Workshop graduate, Arley is a 2022 Kate Wilhem Solstice Award recipient. Arley is also a 2021 and 2022 World Fantasy Award finalist as well as a 2022 Locus Award finalist for his work as co-Editor-in-Chief at Fantasy Magazine. Arley is a double 2022 Ignyte Award finalist: in the Critic category, and for his essay “What You Might Have Missed” at Uncanny Magazine. Arley is Associate Editor and reviewer at Lightspeed & Nightmare magazines, columnist at The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, and interviewer at Clarkesworld Magazine. He has taught classes, run workshops, and/or been a guest for Clarion Westthe Odyssey Writing WorkshopCascade WritersAugur Magazine, and more. Find him at – where he has started his own “casual interview” series with authors and editors – and on Twitter (@arleysorg).