Francesca Tacchi is a neurodiverse, queer writer of dark and humorous fantasy. Xe’s based in Bologna, Italy, where xe shares an apartment with xir spouse, a chonky Shiba pup, and three dozen plants. Xe can be found on Twitter at @jackdaw_writes, where xe shares historical threads amidst the shitposting. Xir historical fantasy novella, Let the Mountains Be My Grave, is part of Neon Hemlock’s 2022 Novella Series. Xe is also a contributor to the young adult anthology Transmogrify! (HarperTeen 2023).