Chanda is an interesting sort of woman who lives in Massachusetts with one husband, three cats, two computers, and a mountain of games and books. She is a hopeless geek, an Iron Chef in her own mind, and a bemused liberal and sometime pundit. She reads a great deal; some of her favorite authors include Vladimir Nabokov, Neil Gaiman, Tanith Lee, Jane Austen, Lemony Snicket, e.e. cummings, Stephen King, J.R.R. Tolkein, and Douglas Adams. She also enjoys online RPGs, Invader ZIM, The West Wing, Texas Hold'em, and many other forms of amusement.