Laura Mauro started writing short fiction in 2012 and hasn’t stopped since. Born in London, England, her stories have appeared in Black Static, Interzone, Shadows & Tall Trees, The Dark, and a variety of anthologies. Her short story “Sun Dogs” was a Shirley Jackson Award finalist, and “Looking for Laika” won the 2018 British Fantasy Award in Short Fiction. “The Pain-Eater’s Daughter” is due to be reprinted in Best Horror of the Year 12. Her debut short story collection “Sing Your Sadness Deep” was published in 2019. She loves Finnish folklore, Japanese wrestling, and Russian space-dogs.