Melinda M. Snodgrass is a recovered lawyer, a screenwriter and novelist with novels available from both Tor Books — The Edge of Reason, The Edge of Ruin and The Edge of Dawn — and Titan Books — the Imperials series, The High Ground, and In Evil Times. The Hidden World, the third book in The Imperials series, has been delivered and she is working on the fourth book, The Currency of War. She also writes a legal contemporary fantasy series under the pseudonym Phillipa Bornikova. She co-edits and writes for the Wild Cards book series with George R.R. Martin, is the executive producer on the upcoming Wild Cards TV series, and has written a graphic novel set in that universe. She is an FEI dressage rider who owns two Lusitano horses — her stallion Vento da Broga, and her new young horse Donhador.