Science fiction writer whose novels often deal with feminist and environmental issues. She won the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer in 1994.
Her award-winning first novel, Virtual Girl, was published in 1993.
Other books of hers include The Color of Distance, Through Alien Eyes, and Storyteller.
She and husband Edd Vick have a daughter named Katie.
She and Adam Roberts are both award-winning novelists.