from wiki http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jo_Walton
Jo Walton is a Welsh fantasy and science fiction writer and poet. She won the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer in 2002 and the World Fantasy award for her novel Tooth and Claw in 2004. Her novel Ha'penny was a co-winner of the 2008 Prometheus Award.
She blogs online here at Papersky http://papersky.livejournal.com