D.G. Valdron is a practicing aboriginal rights lawyer, carrying on a secret life as a prolific writer of speculative fiction, including fantasy, horror, science fiction and alternate history. Titles include The Mermaid’s Tale, Axis of Andes, and Giant Monsters Sing Sad Songs. Nonfiction works include books about LEXX and Doctor Who, as well as a multitude of essays on esoteric topics. Valdron has given numerous workshops and panels on various subjects, including copyright and intellectual property, contracts and publishing, and many other subjects. Bites are not contagious.