DaVaun Sanders resides in Phoenix, Arizona. His short fiction has appeared in venues such as Fireside, Escape Pod, and PodCastle, and in anthologies such as Ride the Star Wind: Cthulhu, Space Opera, and the Cosmic Weird (Broken Eye Books, 2017), Cooties Shot Required: There Are Things You Must Know (Broken Eye Books, 2021), and Black Boy Joy (Delacorte Press, 2021; a New York Times bestseller), among others. His novella She Who Hears All Whispers (Dancing Star Press, 2019) is available from most ebook retailers. He currently serves as the executive editor for the World Fantasy Award-winning and Hugo Award-winning FIYAH Magazine of Black Speculative Fiction. His most recent editorial project is Breathe FIYAH, a flash fiction anthology collaboration with Tor.com, and his debut middle-grade novel, Keynan Masters and the Peerless Magic Crew, is planned for publication in fall 2023 through Inkyard Press. He hopes to continue expanding his body of work in children’s fiction, for his own twins and kids everywhere who deserve to enjoy inclusive stories. Follow him on Twitter and Instagram at @davaunsanders.