A. L. Sirois
Bio: A.L. Sirois cites creative influences as diverse as Firesign Theatre, the Beatles, Pieter Brueghel, Mervyn Peake, H. G. Wells, and Frank Zappa. An artist as well as a writer (and jazz/rock drummer), he has done hundreds of illustrations, including drawings for Penguin Island, a children's chapter book he authored. His first novel was Blood Relations, and its sequel is Blind Ambitions. His collection The Beginnings of Forever (Clocktower Books) includes the Pushcart Prize-
nominated story In the Conservatory, and other stories that have appeared in Amazing Stories and Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine. He lives in Doylestown, PA with his wife, author Grace Marcus.