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Catherine Shaffer is a writer, mother, and former lab technician who lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan. She moonlights as a science journalist in the field of biotechnology. She enjoys running, swimming, playing the violin, and traveling and camping with her husband and her son. Catherine loves animals and hates bowling.


"Improving Slay Times in the Common Dragon." Odyssey, 1998.

"Midnight on Tabula." Analog. 2004.

"The Gypsy Queen." Turn the Other Chick. Ed. Esther Friesner. 2004

"The Doctrine of Noncontact." Analog. October 2005.

"om+" Oceans of the Mind. Issue XVII. 2005