American science fiction writer known for her novels Carmen Dog and The Mount. Her short story "I Live With You" won the Nebula Award in 2005.
She traveled around Europe by motorcycle.
She was awarded the World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement and two Nebula Awards for Best Short Story.
She married Ed Emshwiller in 1949 and they had three children together.
She and Connie Willis have both received the Nebula Award.