Seanan McGuire

Seanan McGuire at Comic-Con International 2016

Author, October Daye series, Every Heart a Doorway

Seanan McGuire is the author of more than 20 published books, split between two identities (she’s also her own evil twin, Mira Grant), as well as uncounted short stories, essays, and other pieces. She is also the author of The Best Thing, a magical girl-meets-Carrie comic published by Thrillbent Comics ( She was the 2010 winner of the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer and has been nominated for the Hugo Award more than a dozen times (she’s won twice, for podcasting). It is widely assumed that Seanan doesn’t sleep. You can keep up with her at