Felicity Shoulders is an Oregonian who planned to be a paleontologist and ended up writing instead. She mostly writes near-future SF and mythic fiction, and she mostly bakes pies.
Felicity Shoulders is currently eligible for the John W. Campbell Award for best new science fiction or fantasy writer whose first work of science fiction or fantasy was published in a professional publication in the previous two years.
Felicity Shoulders's Campbell-qualifying work:
"Burgerdroid," Asimov's Science Fiction, June 2008.
"Conditional Love," Asimov's Science Fiction, January 2010.
"Rare Earth" (with Leslie What,) forthcoming in Is Anybody Out There? ed. by Nick Gevers and Marty Halpern, Daw Books, June 2010.