Today is SF writer Catherine Asaro's birthday!
Here are a few links for the occasion:
Her Facebook and Twitter pages
Catherine Asaro at Big Think
Novelette "The Pyre of New Day" (PDF)
Interview: Defining Science Fiction and Fantasy (video)
Asaro entry at Internet Speculative Fiction DataBase
Her story "Echoes of Pride" in Galaxy's Edge Issue 5 (available for free online reading through December 31)