Ken Liu is an author and translator of speculative fiction, as well as a lawyer and programmer. A winner of the Nebula, Hugo, and World Fantasy Awards, he is the author of The Dandelion Dynasty, a silkpunk epic fantasy series and the collection The Paper Menagerie and Other Stories (2016). He also wrote the Star Wars novel, The Legends of Luke Skywalker (2017).

In addition, he has been published in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Asimov’s, Analog, Clarkesworld, Lightspeed, and Strange Horizons, among other places.

In addition to his original fiction, Ken has also translated numerous works from Chinese to English, including The Three-Body Problem (2014) by Liu Cixin, and “Folding Beijing” by Hao Jingfang, both Hugo winners.

He lives with his family near Boston, Massachusetts.

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