Beth Bernobich is the author of dozens of short stories and a number of SF/F novels, including the epic fantasy series River of Souls, the alternate history novel, The Time Roads, and writing as Claire O'Dell, the SF mystery series, The Janet Watson Chronicles. Her first novel, Passion Play, won the 2010 RT Reviewer's Choice Award for Best Epic Fantasy and was long-listed for the James Tiptree award. Her short story collection, A Handful of Pearls & Other Stories, was a finalist for Best Indie Fantasy/Paranormal, 2011 RT Reviewer's Choice Award.
Beth has an undergraduate degree in German, including a year abroad at Heidelberg Universität. In addition to her fiction, she has a thirty-plus year career in software development, with projects ranging from applied cryptography to custom web applications. She currently lives in Connecticut with her family and two idiosyncratic cats.
Photo: Rob Bernobich