Holly Lisle is a native of Ohio. She has three children and several cats. She won the Compton Crook Award for Best First Novel, and was a finalist twice for the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer. She has had several books on the Locus Bestseller List, as well as one on the Waldenbooks bestseller list. She thinks writing novels is the best job a human being can have, and currently does it full time. She lives in Georgia.