Judith Berman's fiction, which has appeared in Asimov's, Black Gate, Interzone, Realms of Fantasy, and Lightspeed Magazine, has beenshort-listed for the Nebula, the Sturgeon, and the Crawford Awards, and her essay "Science Fiction Without the Future," received the Science Fiction Research Association's Pioneer Award. Hernovel Bear Daughter (Ace, 2005) was praised as "utterly absorbing, unforgettable … truly original and unique" (Booklist, Starred Review). She is currently living in Victoria,BC.