Karen Haber is the author of eight novels including Star Trek Voyager: Bless the Beasts, co-author of Science of the X-Men, and editor of the Hugo-nominated essay collection celebrating J.R.R. Tolkien, Meditations on Middle Earth. Most recently she has helmed Kong Unbound, a book of essays and an official tie-in to the new movie, published by Pocket Books in October 2005. Her short fiction has appeared in Asimov’s science fiction magazine, the Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction and many anthologies. She reviews art books for LOCUS magazine and profiles artists for Locus publications including Realms of Fantasy. She also co-edits the Best of Science Fiction and Fantasy anthologies series with Jonathan Strahan. Her newest science fiction novel, Crossing Infinity, a tale of gender confusions between worlds, was published in November 2005.