Anne has been a UWG member since December 2000. Her second novel, ACCIDENTAL CREATURES, won the first ever Spectrum Award for best novel dealing with GLBT characters. She has, at various times, worked as an operations research analyst for the Department of Defense, a vegetarian cook, a dry-cleaner, a book store clerk, a small-town reporter and a PR writer. She has a degree in computer and information science from Oakland University. Anne Harris lives in Royal Oak with her husband Steve, their dog, Rodney, and cats, Hector and Mavis. You can reach Anne through email at email@example.com.
Lisa has been a UGW member since November 1993. Although she primarily reads science fictoin, Lisa finds herself more often writing fantasy. She has primarily worked on large fantasy triology (first book complete but unsold as of yet, but she lives in hope), and she has several other projects bumping around as well. Her main non-writing hobbies are Tai Chi, gardening, and roleplaying games. She lives in Ann Arbor with her husband Joe and two cats affectionately known as "The Bastards".
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Steven lives in Ypsilanti, Michigan with his wife and son. When not at the keyboard, he sings, plays the folk harp, and collects folk music. In the past, he's held jobs as a reporter, theater producer, secretary, and substitute teacher. He maintains that the most interesting thing about him is that he writes books. He writes under both STEVEN PIZIKS and STEVEN HARPER.
Erica was born and raised in West Virginia. (Do not tell her WV jokes, she has heard them *all*.) Her first story starred a turkey. Things have improved quite a bit since then, and she consequently has one professional publication forthcoming. Her hobbies include programming, fiddling, weight lifting, and sampling single malts. She currently lives in Ypsilanti, MI with her husband, two cats, and a hedgehog named 'Pratchett Og'.
Catherine is a biochemist, a mom, and a writer. She attended the Clarion workshop in 1997, and has sold two stories professionally since then. She has also accumulated a series of honors from the Writers of the Future Contest, most notably a finalist finish. Her science articles have appeared in various newsletters, newspapers, and in _Analog_. She lives in Ann Arbor with her family, and her hobbies include running, swimming, sewing, and playing the violin.
Sarah is a founding member of the UWG. She was born in Sacramento, California. She began writing stories in fourth grade and never stopped. In addition to numerous short stories, Sarah has five Science Fiction novels published and recently completed her first Fantasy triology. Her novel RECLAMATION won the Locus award for best first novel, and she was a Philip K. Dick award nominee. She lives in Ypsilanti, Michigan with her husband, her son, and Buffy the Cat. Her hobbies include belly dancing, Tai Chi, and drinking fine teas.