Gail Carriger

Gail Carriger is the pen name of Tofa Borregaard, an archaeologist and author of science fiction. She was born in Bolinas, an unincorporated community in Marin County, California, and attended high school at Marin Academy. She received her undergraduate degree from Oberlin College, a masters of science in archaeological materials at England’s Nottingham University in 2000, and a master of arts in anthropology (with a focus on archaeology) at University of California Santa Cruz in 2008. (from Wikipedia)

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