Tom Crosshill 's fiction has been nominated for Nebula Award ( thrice) as well as the Latvian Annual Literature Award. His novel have appeared in venues such as Clarkesworld, Beneath Ceaseless Skies and Lightspeed. In 2009, he won the Writers of the Future contest. After some years spent in Oregon and New York, he currently lives in his native Latvia. In past, he has operated a nuclear reactor, translated books and worked in a zinc mine, among man things.
Tom 's young adult novel " The Cat King of Havana " is forthcoming from Katherine Tegen Books ( HarperCollins) in 2016.