Jen Albert is an editor, writer, avid reader, game-player, live-streamer, former professional entomologist, and haver of far too many hobbies. She has worked as an editor of speculative fiction for five years, starting as an associate editor at the Hugo Award–winning Uncanny Magazine. She is currently co-editor at PodCastle, an award-winning fantasy fiction podcast and magazine that regularly publishes some of the most prominent science fiction and fantasy authors working today. She was nominated for the World Fantasy Award for her work on PodCastle in 2018.
Jen is production editor at ECW Press, a Toronto-based independent medium-sized publishing house, where she enjoys working on a diverse array of books. Her interests in trade publishing include speculative fiction, popular science, and queer fiction and non-fiction.
Jen was also formerly an editor at Colborne Communications, where she worked for a number of private, public, and industry clients including Oxford University Press, U of T Magazine, Aplia, the Ministry of Transportation of Ontario, MPAC, and many others. Jen has a background in biology, having gotten her master’s in molecular biology and working in the field as a researcher for several years.
You can contact her via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or follow her on twitter @jenralbert.