is an American author. She works
primarily in the genre of speculative fiction, and was a winner of the
2005 John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer, the 2008 Hugo Award for
Best Short Story for “Tideline”, and the 2009 Hugo Award for Best
Novelette for “Shoggoths in Bloom”. She is one of only five writers
who have gone on to win multiple Hugo Awards for fiction after winning
the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer.
Elizabeth was born on the same day as Frodo and Bilbo Baggins, but in a different year. This, coupled with a childhood tendency to read the dictionary for fun, led her inevitably to penury, intransigence, the mispronunciation of common English words, and the writing of speculative fiction.
Her books include Dust (Jacob’s Ladder Trilogy), Grail (Jacob’s Ladder Trilogy), Chill (Jacob’s Ladder Trilogy), The Tempering of Men, All the Windwracked Stars, New Amsterdam, The Sea Thy Mistress, The White City, Hammered, Shadow Unit 1, A Companion to Wolves, Seven for a Secret, Blood and Iron: A Novel of the Promethean Age, Worldwired, By the Mountain Bound, Undertow, Ink and Steel: A Novel of the Promethean Age, Scardown, Hell and Earth: A Novel of the Promethean Age, Carnival, Whiskey and Water: A Novel of the Promethean Age, The Horrid Glory of Its Wings: A Tor.Com Original, and The Chains That You Refuse.
Watch Interview with Elizabeth Bear 2011–06–18. Listen to her podcasts on The Future And You, hosted by our Stephen Euin Cobb. Listen to Elizabeth Bear Talks Chill, Titles, Philip K Dick Award, Science Fiction, Word Count. Read Feature Interview: Elizabeth Bear, Column: An Interview with Elizabeth Bear, conducted by Sarah Monette, Elizabeth Bear: Interview by Scott Laming, An Interview with Elizabeth Bear by Lyda Morehouse, and Revealing How the Elements Cohere: A Conversation with Elizabeth Bear. Read her blog, her Google+ profile, and her Wikipedia profile. Visit her Facebook page. Follow her Twitter feed.