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Sheila Williams the editor of Asimov's Science Fiction and Analog Science Fiction and Fact. She started at Asimov's in June 1982 and served as the executive editor of Analog from 1998 until 2004. She is also the co-founder of the Dell Magazines Award for Undergraduate Excellence in Science Fiction and Fantasy Writing (formerly the Isaac Asimov Award for Undergraduate Excellence in Science Fiction and Fantasy Writing). In addition, She coordinates the websites for Asimov's.

Sheila is the editor or co-editor of twenty-five anthologies. The most recent anthology, Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine's 30th Anniversary Anthology (Tachyon Publications, 2007) received a starred review from PW and is on the 2007 Locus Recommended Reading list.

Ms. Williams received her bachelor's degree from Elmira College in Elmira, New York, and her master's from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri.' During her junior year she studied at the London School of Economics. She lives in New York City with her husband, David Bruce, and her two daughters.