Author GoHs for PenguiCon 4.0 in 2006
SharonLee and SteveMiller are co-authors of the best-selling LiadenUniverse series and have been writing together since the “Kinzel” stories hit Fantasy Book in the early 80s. They began work on the first Liaden story in 1984 and have published 8 novels and several dozen short works in that series alone. They count Meisha Merlin, Ace Books, Buzzy Multimedia, and Embiid among their English language publishers and have several foreign language publishers as well.
Their short fiction, written both jointly and singly, has appeared in Absolute Magnitude, Catfantastic, Dreams of Decadence, Fantasy Book, Such a Pretty Face, 3SF, and several incarnations of Amazing, in 2005. Their work has enjoyed a number of award nominations, with “Scout's Progress” being selected for the Prism Award for Best Futuristic Romance of 2001 and “Local Custom” finishing second for the same award. “Local Custom” has been optioned to Buzzy Multimedia for publication as an audio book in the next year.
“Balance of Trade,” their most recent novel, appeared in hardcover in February 2004 and hit Amazon.com genre bestseller lists; Low Port, an anthology they edited for Meisha Merlin, appeared to acclaim in late August of last year.