Josepha Sherman is a fantasy novelist, folklorist, and
editor, who has written everything from Star Trek
novels to biographies of Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos (founder
of Amazon.com) to titles such as Mythology for
Storytellers (from M.E. Sharpe) and Trickster Tales
(August House). She is the winner of the prestigious Compton
Crook Award for best fantasy novel, and has had many titles
on the New York Public Library Books for the Teen Reader list.
Most current titles include Star Trek: Vulcanís Soul:
Exodus with Susan Shwartz, and the reprints of the
Unicorn Queen books from Del Rey. She is also editing
The Encyclopedia of Storytelling for M.E. Sharpe.
Sherman also owns Sherman Editorial Services, which handles
everything from writing and editing to PR and design.
When she isnít busy writing, editing, or gathering folklore,
Sherman loves to travel, knows how to do Horse Whispering, and
has had a newborn foal fall asleep on her foot.