Sydney-based author Ben Peek’s previous novels are Twenty-Six Lies/One Truth, Black Sheep, and Above/Below with Stephanie Campisi. His short fiction has appeared in Steampunk: Revolution, Polyphony, Leviathan, Paper Cities, Aurealis, Overland, Fantasy Magazine, Clarkesworld, and various Year’s Best volumes. He is the creator of the Urban Sprawl Project, a pyschogeography pamphlet given out in the suburbs of Sydney, and with artist Anna Brown, the autobiographical comic, Nowhere Near Savannah. The Godless, the first novel in his series Children, was released by Tor Books in 2014. He lives with his partner, the photographer, Nikilyn Nevins, a cat, and a tree that both paid a lot of money to save. But it is a nice tree, and the man who poured seven litres of copper naphthenate into it, agreed.