Nina Harper, a.k.a. Shariann Lewitt ("Shariann," and the first syllable rhymes with "far," not "hat") is the author of First and Final Rites (Ace, 1984), USSA #2 and #4 (young adult sf/thrillers, Avon, 1987), Angel at Apogee (Ace, 1987), Cyberstealth (Ace, 1989), and its sequel Dancing Vac (Ace, 1990), Blind Justice (Ace, 1991), Cybernetic Jungle (Ace, 1992), and Songs of Chaos (Ace, 1993). Memento Mori was published by Tor in 1995, Interface Masque by Tor in 1997, and Rebel Sutra by Tor in 2000. Succubus and the City, under the name Nina Harper, came out from Del Rey this spring.

With Susan Shwartz she wrote Whitewing (published as Gordon Kendall, Tor, 1985). Her short fiction has appeared in Perpetual Light, (Ryan, ed.), Habitats (Shwartz, ed.), Magic in Ithkar #2 (Adams and Norton, eds.), Friends of the Horseclan (Adams and Adams, eds.), Tales of the Witchworld #2, (Norton, ed.), Counter-Attack: The Fleet, Book 2 (Drake and Fawcett, eds.), Breakthrough: The Fleet, Book 3 (Drake and Fawcett, eds.), Carmen Miranda's Ghost is Haunting Space Station 3 (Sakers, ed.), Newer York (Watt-Evans, ed.), and Battlestar Book One (Drake and Fawcett, eds.). Several other short stories have appeared in various magazines, the most recent of which is the French translation of the story "A Real Girl" which was reprinted from the original that appeared in Bending the Landscape, Vol. 2. She lives in the Boston area.