Karen Haber Silverberg


Hugo-nominated editor Karen Haber is the author of nine novels including Star Trek Voyager: Bless the Beasts, and co-author of Science of the X-Men.  Other recent publications include Exploring the Matrix: Visions of the Cyber Present, a collection of essays by leading science fiction writers and artists, and Transitions with Todd Lockwood, a retrospective of the artist's work.  In 2001 she edited the Hugo-nominated essay collection celebrating J.R.R. Tolkien, Meditations on Middle Earth.  Her short fiction has appeared in Asimov's Science Fiction magazine, the Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, and many anthologies.  She is the art book reviewer for LOCUS magazine and profiles artists for various publications including Realms of Fantasy.  With her husband, Robert Silverberg, she co-edited Best Science Fiction of 2001, 2002, and the Best Fantasy of 2001 and 2002 for ibooks and later, co-edited the continuation with Jonathan Strahan.  Recent Publications include: Crossing Infinity a science fiction novel of gender identity and confusions (ibooks, November 2005); Kong Unbound an original anthology (ibooks, November 2005); The Unauthorized X-Men edited by Len Wein; essay: "A Plea for Mystery" (BenBella Books, April 2006); website email: karenhaber@yahoo.com


Recently published - Crossing Infinity a science fiction novel of gender identity and confusions (ibooks, November 2005) Kong Unbound an original anthology (ibooks, November 2005) The Unauthorized X-Men edited by Len Wein essay: "A Plea for Mystery" (BenBella Books, April 2000

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DayTimeTitleDescriptionParticipants
Sat1000What Editors Want From ArtistsIs it realism? A particular color? Many editors return to the same artists again and again. What sets these paragons apart? Style? Originality? A distinctive look or varied approach? Reliable telepathy? (Oh, and must the artist read the story, or what?)Bob EGGLETON, Jennie FARIES, John PICACIO, Karen HABER, Lou ANDERS, Betsy MITCHELL
Sun1200Future Art: What New Forms of Art might Arise from Current Technologies or Esthetics?Computer composition, collaborative kinetic sculpture, zero-gee dance? "Blogging" is one new candidate, as are phone-cam web journals and "reality" television. What's likely to be next, and do we really want it?Dave HOWELL, Karen HABER, Susan DE GUARDIOLA, Chris O'SHEA, Pat CADIGAN
Sun1600Living with Another WriterRobert Silverberg through the eyes of his wife, Karen Haber and vice versa.  Can two writers live together easily?  What are the joys and difficulties they share?  How does living with another writer affect one's career?  Lifestyle?  Writing style?Karen HABER, Robert SILVERBERG