Janeen Webb is a multiple award winning author, editor, and critic who has written or edited a dozen books and over a hundred essays and stories. She  is a recipient of the World Fantasy Award, the Peter MacNamara SF Achievement Award, the Australian Aurealis Award and four Ditmar Awards. Her most recent book is The Dragon’s Child (PS Publishing, UK, 2018). Her short story collection, Death at the Blue Elephant, (Ticonderoga, WA) was  shortlisted for the 2015 World Fantasy Award.

She has taught at various universities, is internationally recognised for her critical work in speculative fiction, and has contributed to most of the standard reference texts in the field. She holds a PhD in literature from the University of Newcastle.

She has lived in numerous countries, and currently divides her time between Melbourne and a small farm overlooking the sea near Wilson’s Promontory.