D.M. Atkins is the author of both fiction novels and non-fiction books in print, as well over a hundred articles in newspapers, magazines, journals and online. Atkins has an extensive and varied experience editing—as managing editor of both local newspapers and an international trade magazine; as publisher and editor of a science fiction and fantasy magazine; and academic research articles as the editor of both anthologies and journals in sexuality studies. Atkins has Bachelor degrees in both Professional Writing and Anthropology and a Masters in Anthropology. Atkins currently resides in the San Francisco Bay Area in a collective household of good friends.