John Shirley is the author of numerous novels and books of stories, including the novels Cellars, Wetbones, City Come A-Walkin’, Eclipse, A Splendid Chaos and the recent Bram Stoker AwardÐwinning Black Butterflies from Leisure. He was one of the original cyberpunk writers with William Gibson, Rudy Rucker and Bruce Sterling. He was coscreenwriter of “The Crow” and has written scripts for television series and cable movies. He was lead singer and songwriter for various bands including the punk band SadoNation, the post-punk band Obsession (Celluloid records) and the post-cyberpunk band The Panther Moderns. MP3s of his work are to be found through links at the fan-created Web site www.darkecho.com/JohnShirley. His new novels for Del Rey books are Demons and Crawlers.