Jude McLaughlin is an author of speculative fiction web serials, novels, and short fiction.  Raised in a town in Delaware whose name no two people pronounce the same way, she now lives and writes in a town in Massachusetts whose name no one from out of state can pronounce. Her work includes the Lambda Literary Finalist WONDER CITY STORIES, its sequel EPHEMERA, and the web serial Wonder City Stories. She also has a short story in ABSOLUTE POWER!: TALES OF QUEER VILLAINY.

In addition to her fiction writing, she is a technical, medical, and science writer and her work has been known to appear in the occasional tabletop roleplaying game book and videogame.  She lives with furry overlords and her wife in a large old house with enough character to populate its own series of novels.