Kim Lakin-Smith is a science fiction and dark fantasy author whose work focuses on urban dystopias, history and folklore, steam/gaspunk, and the notion of the outsider. Kim’s debut novel, Tourniquet, was published by Immanion Press in 2007. Her next novel, Cyber Circus, and the sister novella Black Sunday will be published by Newcon Press in 2011. Kim’s short stories have appeared in Interzone, Black Static, Celebration – the BSFA’s 50th birthday anthology, Myth-Understandings and others. Her story, “Johnny and Emmie-Lou Get Married” was shortlisted for the BSFA short story award 2009.