Rose Fox is a senior reviews editor for Publishers Weekly, covering the SF/fantasy/horror and romance/erotica genres. Rose has written over 100 anonymous reviews for PW and somewhat fewer bylined reviews, articles, and opinion pieces for Strange Horizons, Some Fantastic, ChiZine, the Internet Review of Science Fiction, Lambda Book Report, Clamor, Bookmarks, and various other venues. They are the program chair for Readercon 30.
In 2016 Rose launched Story Hospital (storyhospital.com), a weekly advice column for writers that was inspired by a workshop they ran at Readercon 27. Their first anthology, Long Hidden: Speculative Stories from the Margins of History, coedited with Daniel José Older, was published by Crossed Genres in May 2014 and shortlisted for the Locus Award for Best Anthology and the World Fantasy Award. They collaborated with Gregory Benford on two compilations of futuristic tales from the Popular Mechanics archives: The Wonderful Future That Never Was (2010) and The Amazing Weapons That Never Were (2012). Rose's short fiction and poetry have appeared in Dark Furies (Sneed, ed.), Alleys and Doorways (Schwartz, ed.), Milk and Honey: A Celebration of Jewish Lesbian Poetry (Enszer, ed.), Farrago's Wainscot, and Goblin Fruit. They have also contributed an essay to the SFWA Handbook. They formerly served as the dissociative editor for the Annals of Improbable Research, and as program chair for Readercons 22, 23, and 24.
In their copious free time, they mentor the teen staff of the SF/F magazine Tapestry and commit occasional fanfic. They live in Brooklyn with two partners, one child, three cats, and an eclectic selection of books.