My time travel Trillogy, Edge to Center will be published by Book View Cafe
in January 2019
My novel, A Most Dangerous Woman is available on Serial Box!
My novel, Speak to Our Desires is available from Book View Cafe.
My previous novel, Revise the World was first publisheda as a novella
"May be Some Time" which was a finalist for both the Hugo and the Nebula awards.
"Gray To Black" is an original short story that appears in
Rocket Boy and the Geek Girls.
You can still order Doors of Death and Life from Amazon.com
as well as How Like a God
Both can be ordered on-line from the
I write science fiction and fantasy, mainly
novels. Ten of my novels
have been published. My recent novels are available in e-format.
My latest novel A Most Dangerous Woman is available now on Serial Box!
(Click on the picture to the left.) The previous novel,
Doors of Death and Life, was
published by Tor Books in May 2000,
to generally favorable reviews.
It was a sequel to How Like a God,
which was published in March 1997.
I have a number of other novels to come.
I also write short stories
and occasional non-fiction.
I have a story in Patrick Nielsen Hayden's anthology
3. My short story, "Below, Between, Above" was published in a new anthology,
Beer Saved the World. Click on "LOOK INSIDE" to read my story in its entirety.
Laura Anne Hill created a
for the book. I have a story in
Witch Way to the Mall.
I blog every week at the Book View Cafe Blog.
Check out the Book View Cafe Bookstore
Every now and then I teach "Writing F&SF" at the
Writer's Center in Bethesda, MD.
I turn up at a lot of Science Fiction
conventions. Lance Oszko gave me a
photograph of me at the World Fantasy
Convention in 1995. Jane Jewell took a
photograph of my old college roommate,
Laurie Mann, and me at
I volunteer for the Science Fiction
Writers of America. Recently I produced a whimsical
diagram urging members to run for office
within the organization.
I knit and hang out with local knitters.
I paint walls, furniture, and water
I live in a cottage a the edge of a forest with my husband
Larry, the computer geek who built this web
page. We renovated the kitchen in 1996 and the master bath in 2002.
We are renovating the guest bath in 2010. The garden is steadily
devouring the lawn, and Larry built a
As a girl, I attended the
School of Vientiane, Laos.
- This is a sample from my short story
"The Water Weapon," which appeared in THE DRAGON AND THE STARS, edited by
Derwin Mak and Eric Choi (DAW 2010). It's a little steampunky alternate history.
- Audio link to a reading of
an original short story, "Maiden Mechanical".
50, my short story, originally published in Christianity Today,
was selected for The Human
Genre Project. I am
- I will be at BALTICON on Sunday, May 27!
- Kathi Overton
scanned the cover to the hardback edition of Doors of Death and Life.
- Lawrence Watt-Evans
scanned in the other book covers and the picture of the painted
- Lance Oszko scanned in the
picture of me at World Fantasy Con, 1995.
- Ned Sublette took the photo at the
top of this page.