Jack Dann is a multiple award-winning author who has written or edited over fifty books. His work has been compared to Jorge Luis Borges, Roald Dahl, Lewis Carroll, Castaneda, J. G. Ballard and Mark Twain. He is a recipient of the Nebula Award, the World Fantasy Award, the Australian Aurealis Award (twice), the Ditmar Award (twice), and the Premios Gilgam s de Narrative Fantastica award. He has also been honoured by the Mark Twain Society (Esteemed Knight).
Library Journal has called Dann "...a true poet who can create pictures with a few perfect words," Best Sellers has said that "Jack Dann is a mind-warlock whose magicks will confound, disorient, shock, and delight," and The Washington Post Book World compared his novel The Man Who Melted with Ingmar Bergman's classic film The Seventh Seal.