Melissa Gay is a Chesley Award winning illustrator of books and tabletop roleplaying games. Her work has been featured in ImagineFX Magazine, io9, tor.com, and several of the Infected By Art anthologies. She co-founded the Birdwhisperer Project, and she is a member of the Changeling Artist Collective. She is currently working on “Earth and Water”, a book of ink art, and “I Dream Of Space”, a book of impressionistic sci-fi art. A former scientific illustrator, she constantly seeks the perfect balance between precise detail and hazy obscurity to best engage the imagination of the viewer.