Naomi Kritzer has been writing science fiction and fantasy for twenty years. Her novelette "The Thing About Ghost Stories" was a finalist for the 2019 Hugo Award; her short story "Cat Pictures Please" won the 2016 Hugo and Locus Awards and was nominated for the Nebula Award. Her YA novel Catfishing on Catnet (based on "Cat Pictures Please") came out from Tor Teen in November 2019. She lives in St. Paul, Minnesota with her spouse, two kids, and four cats. The number of cats is subject to change without notice.