Claude Lalumière’s fiction appears in Year’s Best Fantasy 6, Year’s Best SF 12, several volumes of The Mammoth Book of Best New Erotica, Interzone, SciFiction, On Spec, Electric Velocipede, and others. His stories have been translated into French, Italian, and Polish. Claude’s eighth book is Tesseracts Twelve (Edge Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing, 2008). Objects of Worship, the first collection of his own fiction, will be released in summer 2009 from ChiZine Publications. He’s not dead yet.