About A.M. Tuomala A.M. Tuomala lives in western New York, somewhere between Niagara Gorge and the Eternal Flame. In addition to hiking those sublime landscapes, Tuomala enjoys researching Gothic fiction, collecting rocks, and building new worlds. Tuomala’s debut novel, Erekos, was released in September of 2010 by Candlemark & Gleam. Hir second novel, Drakon, was released in December of 2016. Some of Tuomala’s favorite books are Max Gladstone’s Craft Sequence, Yoon Ha Lee’s Machineries of Empire, Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, the Discworld series, Octavia Butler’s work, the Silmarillion, and the Octavian Nothing books. Zie also loves tabletop gaming and watching welding videos on YouTube.