K. Tempest Bradford is a speculative short story writer by day and an activist blogger and gadget nerd by night. She occasionally dips her toe into the editing waters and lends her time to various literature-related causes, including the Interstitial Arts Foundation, the Carl Brandon Society, and the 2008 James Tiptree Jr. Award jury.

She was an associate editor with Peridot Books for several years and an editor for The Fortean Bureau from its inception to its close. Most recently she was managing editor of Fantasy Magazine.

Tempest attended Clarion West in 2003 and currently belongs to two New York City-based fiction writing groups: Altered Fluid and the Black Beans. Her fiction has appeared in Abyss & Apex, Farthing Magazine, Strange Horizons, Sybil's Garage, Electric Velocipede, Podcastle and the Federations (ed. John Joseph Adams) and Interfictions (eds. Delia Sherman and Theodora Goss) anthologies.

She contributes blog posts, essays, columns and features to Tor.com, Fantasy Magazine, the Carl Brandon Society blog, the FeministSF Blog and The Angry Black Woman. The nexus of all her activities is her website at ktempestbradford.com.