Beth Bernobich is an American fantasy and science fiction writer, born in Lansdowne, Pennsylvania in December 1959. Her short stories have appeared in a number of magazines and anthologies, including Asimov’s, Interzone, Postscripts, and Strange Horizons. Her first collection, A Handful of Pearls & Other Stories, was recently published by Lethe Press, and her first novel, Passion Play, will appear in October 2010 from Tor Books. “River of Souls” takes place in the same world as Passion Play, 400 years before the events of the novel.
Beth currently lives in Connecticut with her husband, son, and a pair of idiosyncratic cats.