Ausma Zehanat Khan
Ausma Zehanat Khan grew up in Toronto and now lives in Denver, Colorado. She's a former adjunct law professor and former editor-in-chief of Muslim Girl magazine. She's the author of several crime fiction and fantasy novels. Her debut novel, The Unquiet Dead, won the Arthur Ellis award for best first novel. Her subsequent mystery novels includeThe Language of Secrets, Among the Ruins and A Dangerous Crossing. She is also the author of the fantasy series, The Khorasan Archives, which includes the books The Bloodprint and The Black Khan.