Beth Bernobich is the author of three novels in the River of Souls series: Passion Play (Tor, October 2010, RT Reviewers' Choice Awards, Best Epic Fantasy, long-listed, Tiptree Award), Queen's Hunt (Tor, 2012, Locus Recommended Reading List), and Allegiance (Tor, 2013), as well as Fox and Phoenix (Viking Children's Books, October 2011), and The Time Roads (Tor, October 2014, finalist, RT Reviewers' Choice Awards, Best Fantasy). Her short story collection A Handful of Pearls & Other Stories (Lethe Press, 2010, finalist, RT Reviewers' Choice Awards, Best Indie Fantasy) has been re-released independently as an e-book, and her novella Ars Memoriae (PS Publishing, December 2009) appeared as a limited edition chapbook, with an introduction from Kage Baker. Her novelette "The Golden Octopus" (Postscripts, August 2008) was on the Locus Recommended Reading List for 2008 and appeared in 2009: The Year's Best SF & Fantasy (Prime Books). Her novelette "Air and Angels" (Subterranean Online, Spring 2008) appeared in Unplugged: The Year's Best Online Fiction (Wyrm Publishing, 2009). Her novelette "A Flight of Numbers Fantastique Strange" (Asimov's, June 2006) was on the Locus Recommended Reading List for 2006. Her short story "Poison" (Strange Horizons, January 2003) was a finalist for the 2004 Gaylactic Spectrum Award. Her other short fiction has appeared in Tor.com, Interzone, Asimov's, and Strange Horizons, among other places.

She lives in CT with her husband, son, and two idiosyncratic cats.