Marina and Sergey Dyachenko, a former actress and a former psychiatrist, are co-authors of thirty-three novels and numerous short stories and screenplays. They were born in Ukraine and eventually moved to the United States. Their books have been translated into several foreign languages and awarded multiple literary and film prizes. Marina and Sergey are the recipients of the Award for Best Authors (Eurocon 2005), Prix Planète SF des blogueurs (2020), and Rosetta Science Fiction and Fantasy Award for Best Translated Work, long form (2021). After Sergey’s death in May 2022, Marina continues to work on the novels they planned to write. Her immediate plans include finishing the Vita Nostra trilogy.