K.A.Teryna is an award-winning author and illustrator. A number of her stories have been published in the Russian SF magazines Esli, Mir Fantastiki, and others since 2008. "Morpheus" originally appeared in the Territoriya Dozorov anthology in 2018. English translations of her stories have appeared in Apex, Strange Horizons, Samovar, Podcastle, and the Sunspot Jungle anthology. She lives in Moscow. Her website is www.k-a-teryna.blogspot.com/.