Deborah Ross began publishing professionally in 1982 as Deborah Wheeler with Jaydium and Northlight, and short stories in Asimov's, F & Sf, Realms of Fantasy, Star Wars: Tales from Jabba's Palace, Sisters of the Night, Bruce Coville's Book of Magic II, and the Sword & Sorceress anthologies. Now under her birth name, Ross, she is continuing the" Darkover" series of the late Marion Zimmer Bradley. The next one will be The Children of Kings (March 2013). In the works are a epic fantasy trilogy, The Seven-Petaled Shield, and an occupation-and-resistance science fiction novel, Collaborators. She's edited a number of anthologies and am a member of the online writer's collective, Book View Café. Two of her stories ("Mother Africa" and "The Price of Silence") have earned Honorable Mention in Year's Best SF.