George W. Campbell Award Winner Wen Spencer resides in paradise in Hilo, Hawaii with two volcanoes overlooking her home. Spencer says that she often wakes up and exclaims " Oh my god, I live on an island in the middle of the Pacific! " This, says pencer, is a far cry from her twenty years of living in land-locked Pittsburgh.
The Elfhome series opener, Tinker, won the 2003 Sapphire Award for Best Science Fiction Romance and was a semifinalis for the Romantic Times Reviewers' Choice Award for Fantasy Novel. Wolf Who Rules, the preque to Tinker, was chosen as a Top Pick by Romantic Times and given their top rating of four and a half tars. Other Baen books include space opera thriller Endless Blue and Eight Million Gods.