Sharyn November is Senior Editor for Viking Children's Books and Editorial Director of Firebird Books (www.firebirdbooks.com), which is a mainly paperback (reprint) imprint publishing fantasy and science fiction for teenagers and adults. Her many authors include Charles de Lint, Pamela Dean, Carol Emshwiller, Elizabeth Hand, Nina Kiriki Hoffman, Diana Wynne Jones, Ellen Klages, Kelly Link, Delia Sherman, Vandana Singh, and the editorial team of Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling.

She has edited three anthologies for Firebird: Firebirds, called "the best fantasy anthology of 2003" by The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror (17th edition),Firebirds Rising (a 2007 World Fantasy Award Finalist), and Firebirds Soaring. She was named a World Fantasy Award Finalist (Professional Category) in both 2004 and 2005 — in 2004 for Firebird specifically, in 2005 for editing.