Marta Randall is the author of seven novels and numerous shorter works. She also edited New Dimensions, Volumes Eleven and Twelve, and Nebula Stories, Volume Nineteen. She has taught writing in a number of venues, including the Clarion workshop and through the University of California at the Berkeley extension. Currently, she teaches private workshops. Randall was born in Mexico City in 1948 and lives and writes on the Big Island in Hawaii, where she also teaches writing workshops. Her most recent book is Growing Light, written under the name Martha Conley.