Shweta Narayan is a writer, artist, academic, and cultural crazy quilt. She was born in India and lived in Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, the Netherlands, and Scotland before moving to California. She has a longstanding obsession with serpentine forms and a current steampunk obsession, so a mechanical dragon was sort of inevitable. Shweta draws a fair amount and posts stuff at">, but this is the first time she has actually sold art. Shweta has a short story in the February 2008 issue of the…">Journal of Mythic Arts and a sonnet in the February 2008">Coyote Wild.