Sheila Williams

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(September 27, 1956 –)

Sheila Williams is the editor of Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine for which she has received many Hugo nominations, winning twice. Under her editorship, the prozine won the Locus Award for Best Magazine from 2011–14. She began working there in 1982 and became editor in 2004.

Along with Gardner Dozois, she edited the Isaac Asimov's anthology series. She also co-edited A Woman's Liberation: A Choice of Futures by and About Women (2001) with Connie Willis. She edited a retrospective anthology of fiction published by Asimov's, Asimov's Science Fiction: 30th Anniversary Anthology, and Enter a Future: Fantastic Tales from Asimov's Science Fiction.

Reared in Massachusetts, she is a graduate of Elmira College, New York; she studied at the London School of Economics her junior year, and received a master's from Washington University in St. Louis.

Entry in The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction.

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