Maggie Shen King is the author of An Excess Male, one of The Washington Post's 5 Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Novels of 2017, a James Tiptree, Jr. and Lambda Literary Award Finalist. She is Goodreads September 2017 Debut Author the Month. Her short stories have appeared in the New York Times, Ecotone, ZYZZYVA, Asimov’s Science Fiction, and more. Her manuscript Fortune's Fools, won Second Prize in Amazon's 2012 Breakthrough Novel Award.
Maggie grew up in Taiwan and attended both Chinese and American schools before moving to Seattle at age sixteen. She has managed the coffers of PTAs, a gardening club, and a local political campaign. When she is not writing, she can usually be found hacking her way around a golf course. She lives with her family in the San Francisco Bay Area.