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 eighteenth-century science, 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.