James Maxey lives in Hillsborough, North Carolina. His novels include the superhero tales Nobody Gets the Girl and Burn Baby Burn, and the Dragon Age trilogy of Bitterwood, Dragonforge, and Dragonseed. His multi-book epic, Dragon Apocalypse, is an enthusiastic blend of the superhero and fantasy genres (Greatshadow (2012), Hush (2012) and Witchbreaker (2013).
Maxey's short fiction has appeared in numerous magazines and anthologies. His short story "Empire of Dreams and Miracles" was a Phobos Award winner, and his ghost tale "Silent as Dust" was included in the Year's Best Science Fiction and Fantasy 2009 edition. These stories and others appear in his short story collection There is No Wheel.