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Howard Waldrop
Howard Waldrop received a Nebula Award for his novelette "The Ugly Chickens." Best known for his doomed heroic figure, Jetboy, in the anthology series Wild Cards, he has also written the stories collected in Howard Who?, All About Strange Monsters of the Recent Past and Night of the Cooters. He has two novels, The Texas-Israeli War (with Jake Saunders) and Them Bones.


Freda Warrington
Freda Warrington was born in Leicestershire and, after training at Loughborough College of Art, worked in medical art, graphic design and illustration while writing in her spare time. Her first novel, A Blackbird in Silver, was published in 1986. She is now a full-time writer living in Derbyshire.


Lawrence Watt-Evans
Watt-Evans is the author of The Lords of Dus series, which includes The Lure of the Basilisk (Del Rey, 1980), The Seven Altars of Dusarra (Del Rey, 1981), The Sword of Bheleu (Del Rey, 1983) and The Book of Silence (Del Rey, 1984), as well as The Rebirth of Wonder (Wildside Press/Tor 1992), Split Heirs (with Esther Friesner, Tor 1993), and the Three Worlds trilogy, among many others.


Bob Weinberg Robert Weinberg
Bob's fantasy novels include THE DEVIL'S AUCTION, THE ARMAGEDDON BOX, and THE BLACK LODGE. For White Wolf he has done a number of books, including the Masquerade of the Red Death trilogy, based on the Vampire storytelling: BLOOD WAR, UNHOLY ALLIES, and THE UNBEHOLDEN. Bob is also the co-owner of WEIRD TALES, which he reports will be coming to the Internet soon, and the V.P. of Argosy Communications Inc, which owns the rights to the pulp magazines published by Popular Publications and Munsey Magazines, including the complete library of such famous pulps as THE SPIDER, OPERATOR 5, G-8, THE SECRET SIX, and many others. Some of the novels featuring these characters are already available on-line from Vintage Library.


Margaret Weis Margaret Weis
Margaret Weis was born and raised in Independence, MO. She attended the University of Missouri, graduating with a B.A. in creative writing. She worked for about 13 years at Herald Publishing House in Independence. Her first book, a biography of Frank and Jesse James, was published in 1981. In 1983, she moved to Lake Geneva, WI to take a job as book editor at TSR, Inc., where she met Tracy Hickman, the Dragonlance designer. Margaret Weis is president/owner of Mag Force 7, a company which designs and produces collectible trading card games. The name derives from The Magnificent Seven, one of Weis' favourite movies. She lives in a converted barn in Wisconsin with co-author Don Perrin two dogs, and two cats.


Angus Wells
His first major North American exposure came with the release of Lords of the Sky some three years ago. This was followed closely by the release of the well-received Exile's Children and, more recently, Exile's Challenge. Maybe now, his publisher, Bantam Spectra, will pick up the rights to The Kingdoms which consist of Wrath of Ashar, The Usurper, and The Way Beneath or Godwars which is made up of Forbidden Magic, Dark Magic, and Wild Magic.


Catherine Wells
Catherine Wells was born in Los Angeles and later moved to Robinson, ND. She graduated from Jamestown College with a bachelor of arts degree in theater. In 1991, her first novel, The Earth Is All That Lasts, was published by Del Rey. A second and third books, Children of the Earth and The Earth Saver, conclude the trilogy. Catherine Wells resides in Tucson with her husband and two daughters where she manages a library for a science and technology company.


Michelle West
Michelle West, better known to her friends as Michelle Sagara, was born in 1963, lives with her husband and child in Toronto, works at Bakka, Canada's oldest SF and fantasy book store (along with her brother, Gary) and writes wonderful books. She has been published as Michelle Sagara, Michelle West and, occasionally, Michelle Sagara West. Twice a Campbell Award nominee (1991 and 1992), she writes a periodic book review column, Guilty Pleasures, for The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction. For any of her work that you may have missed, SF Site has done a reading list.


James White
James White was born in 1928 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. He apprenticed as a tailor and, for 22 years, worked as one until moving to a local aircraft company. There, he worked in the public relations department for the next 20 years. He took medical retirement for a worsening diabetic eye condition in 1984. His first SF sale was in 1952 to the British SF magazine, New Worlds. He is perhaps best known for his 11 Sector General books.


Sean Williams
Sean Williams was born in Whyalla, South Australia, in 1967. He has been writing full-time since 1990. His short fiction has appeared in magazines such as Aboriginal SF and Eidolon as well as anthologies such as Alien Shores, Intimate Armageddons, The Oxford Book of Australian Ghost Stories, The Year's Best Australian SF & Fantasy 1996, Terror Australis and the World Fantasy Award-winning Dreaming Down-Under. His story, "Evermore," was selected to appear in The Year's Best Science Fiction: 17th Annual Collection. Metal Fatigue is the winner of the 1996 Aurealis award for best science fiction novel. New Adventures in Sci-Fi won the Ditmar award for best collection in 1999. In his spare time, he likes to DJ and cook curries.


Tad Williams
Tad Williams is the bestselling author of Tailchaser's Song and the Memory, Sorrow, and Thorn trilogy. He is co-founder of an interactive television company, and is currently writing comic books and film and television scripts as well as novels.


Walter Jon Williams Walter Jon Williams
Walter Jon Williams is the author of Knight Moves (1985), Hardwired (1986), Days of Atonement (1991), the Nebula nominee Metropolitan (1995) and its sequel, City on Fire, and the Drake Maijstral Series (The Crown Jewels, 1987, House of Shards, 1988, and Rock of Ages, 1995) among other books. His most recent sale was The Rift to HarperPrism, "a grand-scale disaster epic." His site offers a complete bibliography and sample chapters for METROPOLITAN and ROCK OF AGES.


Connie Willis
Connie Willis was born in 1945 in Denver, Colorado. Her first SF publication was "The Secret of Santa Titicaca" published in Worlds of Fantasy, the Winter 1970-71 issue. For her first novel, she collaborated with Cynthia Felice on Water Witch. She has won Hugo and Nebula Awards for Fire Watch, "The Last of the Winnebagos," Doomsday Book and "Even the Queen," a Hugo Award for "Death on the Nile," and Nebula Awards for "A Letter for the Clearys" and "At the Rialto." To Say Nothing of the Dog has won the Hugo for Best Novel.


F. Paul Wilson F. Paul Wilson
Wilson is the author of more than 15 books, including five SF novels (such as Dydeetown World and The Tery), and the six-volume Adversary Cycle of horror novels (which includes The Keep, The Tomb, and Nightworld). An excellent fan site is maintained by Kade Cole. F. Paul Wilson was born in 1946 New Jersey. Early loves included Lovecraft, Matheson, Bradbury, and Heinlein. In 1968 he graduated from Georgetown University but began to sell short fiction while a first-year medical student. He has been writing fiction and practicing medicine ever since. Two novels, The Keep and The Tomb, have appeared on the New York Times Bestsellers List. He's still married to his high school sweetheart. They live on the Jersey shore with their two daughters and three cats.


Gene Wolfe Gene Wolfe
Gene Wolfe is one of the most respected writers in the field, and one of the few authors in the genre whose stories have been accepted in mainstream publications such as The New Yorker. Nominated 19 times for a Nebula Award, he has received the World Fantasy Award for lifetime achievement. He is known for strikingly audacious novels such as The Fifth Head of Cerberus, but most readers will probably have learned to appreciate his writing in The Book of the New Sun series, and the associated Long Sun series. Wolfe lives in Barrington, Illinois.


John C. Wright
John C. Wright is a retired attorney, newspaperman, and newspaper editor. He presently lives in Virginia, with his wife, the authoress L. Jagi Lamplighter, and their two children. He has published shorter works in Isaac Asimov's SF Magazine, one of which was selected to appear in Year's Best SF 3 edited by David G. Hartwell for 1997.


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