China Mi ville is the author of numerous books, including The City & The City, Embassytown, Railsea, and Perdido Street Station. His works have won the World Fantasy Award, the Hugo Award, and the Arthur C. Clarke Award (three times). He lives and works in London.
Zak Smith is an artist who first came to prominence with
his mammoth work Pictures Showing What Happens on Each Page of
Thomas Pynchon's Novel Gravity's Rainbow. Smith's paintings and
drawings are held in major public and private collections
worldwide, including the Museum of Modern Art and the Whitney
Museum of American Art. He lives and works in Los Angeles and tries
to answer all of his mail.