Laura Anne Gilman

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Laura Anne Gilman is the author of the popular Cosa Nostradamus books (the Retrievers and Paranormal Scene Investigations urban fantasy series), the Nebula award-nominated The Vineart War trilogy. Her first story collection is Dragon Virus, and she continues to write and sell short fiction in a variety of genres. Follow her at @LAGilman or

Photograph by Elsa M. Ruiz

Books by this Author

The Cold Eye
Silver on the Road
The Shattered Vine
Flesh and Fire
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Get to know fantasy author Laura Anne Gilman

Author Gilman talks about the inspiration for her Vineart war series.

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Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. The ability to laugh at oneself as needed, a desire to learn, and the strength to be gentle.

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. oh, that's tougher to answer. Curiosity, maybe.

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. Photographer. I mourn the slow demise of the darkroom in the age of digital photos; there was something very soothing about the process of turning negatives into finished photos.

Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?

A. In my next life, I want to be a housecat.  Naps all the time!