Tony Laplume graduated from the University of Maine in 2003. While there he worked on the Maine Campus newspaper and helped found the student literary journal Hemlock. He has since published a variety of material, including the superhero novel The Cloak of Shrouded Men, the short story collection Monorama, the poetry volume Terror of Knowing, and the comic book biography of Mikhail Prokhorov from Bluewater Press. He edited the microfiction collection entitled Mouldwarp Press Presents #1 “Project Mayhem,” and his work has appeared in the anthologies Villainy and The Temporal Element. His most recent published work is Yoshimi Trilogy Vol. 1: Yoshimi and the Shadow Clan.