Amanda Pillar is an award-winning editor and author who lives in Victoria, Australia, with her husband and two cats. Amanda has had numerous short stories published and has co-edited the fiction anthologies Voices (2008), Grants Pass (2009), The Phantom Queen Awakes (2010), Scenes from the Second Storey (2010), Ishtar (2011) and Damnation and Dames (2012). Her first solo anthology, Bloodstones, was published by Ticonderoga Publications in 2012. The sequel, Bloodlines, was published in October 2015. Amanda’s novel, Graced, was published by Momentum in 2015. Her novella, Captive, will also be released by Momentum in 2016. She works as an archaeologist.