Richard Kadrey is the author of numerous short stories, four novels, and several non-fiction books, including the Covert Culture Sourcebook series. His short story "The First Man Not to Walk on the Moon" was nominated for a BSFA, and his story "Carbon Copy" was made into a film starring Bridget Fonda. He is also the author of the Vertigo comic series ACCELERATE (with art by the Pander Brothers). He is also a journalist, a reviewer, and (god help him for this) an award-winning marketing copywriter. His photography and graphic art has been shown in galleries, has been used on book and CD covers, and can be found on SuicideGirls.com and SexMuse.com, as well as on his own site. He has no qualifications for anything he does.