Celia S. Friedman

Celia S. Friedman (born January 12, 1957) is a writer of science fiction and fantasy.

Friedman writes epic science fiction and fantasy novels which feature complex interweavings of plot and richly detailed settings. To date she has published eight novels, several short stories, and a sourcebook for White Wolf's Vampire: The Masquerade role-playing game. Originally a costume designer by trade, Friedman began her publishing career in 1986, and quit costuming in 1996 to write full-time. She was nominated for the John Campbell award in 1986, and her novel This Alien Shore was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year.

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