"Maureen McHugh has mastered the trick of astonishing the reader."
- Washington Post Book World
"McHugh’s stories are hauntingly beautiful."
Maureen is an award winning science fiction writer (four novels including China Mountain Zhang, and over two dozen short stories including "The Lincoln Train" and the story collection Mothers and Other Monsters).
She became involved with interactive entertainment in 2001. In 2003 she was a writer and managing editor for I Love Bees for Halo 2. Since then she has worked on Six Minutes to Midnight for The Watchmen, Why So Serious for The Dark Knight, and Year Zero (for the Nine Inch Nails album of the same name) among others.
Maureen has taught fiction writing at universities and at workshops like the Clarion Workshops, and Viable Paradise in Martha’s Vineyard.