Elisabeth Waters

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Elisabeth Waters (born 1952 in Providence, Rhode Island)[1] is an American fantasy author.

She won the Gryphon award in 1989 for her first novel Changing Fate. Since then, she has published a large number of short stories, some in the anthology series Sword and Sorceress, which she now edits.[2]


Around 1980 she began working for Marion Zimmer Bradley, which she continued to do until after Bradley's death in 1999, finishing up the anthologies in progress at the time.[3]

She is a Lifetime Active member of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America.[4]

She also worked as a supernumerary for the San Francisco Opera from 1983 until 1989, where she appeared in La Gioconda (twice), Manon Lescaut, Madama Butterfly, Khovanschina, Das Rheingold (twice), Werther, and Idomeneo.[5]




Short fiction


  1. Elisabeth Waters at the Internet Speculative Fiction Database
  2. http://www.mzbworks.com/guidelines.htm
  3. http://www.fantasy-news.com/2008/03/23/elisabeth-waters-interview-english/
  4. http://www.sfwa.org/member-links/member-list/
  5. http://www.elisabethwaters.com

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