Lisa Goldstein has written fourteen novels, and a fifteenth novel, Ivory Apples, is forthcoming from Tachyon Press. Her novels include The Red Magician, which won the American Book Award for Best Paperback, and The Uncertain Places which won a Mythopoeic Award. She has also won the Sidewise Award for her short story "Paradise Is A Walled Garden." Her stories have appeared in Ms. Magazine, Asimov's Science Fiction, The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, among other places. Many of her novels and short stories have also been finalists for the Hugo, Nebula, and World Fantasy awards. She lives with her husband and their irrepressible Labrador retriever Bonnie in Oakland, California.