Richard Kadrey is a freelance writer. He is the author of dozens of stories, plus five novels, including Sandman Slim, Metrophage, and Butcher Bird. Kadrey created and wrote the Vertigo comics mini-series ACCELERATE. Richard has written and spoken about art, culture and technology for Wired, The San Francisco Chronicle, Discovery Online, The Site, SXSW and Wired For Sex on the G4 cable network. He is also a fetish photographer and digital artist.