Speculative Speakers Directory: Amy Sterling
Amy Sterling Casil is a 5th generation Southern Californian and a science fiction writer. Her short fiction can be found in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction among other publications. A 2002 Nebula Award nominee, she has authored three novels and more than a dozen nonfiction books for young adults and children. She also writes poetry and children's fiction, and has painted about 100 bookcovers as well as other commercial art. She lives in Redlands, California with her daughter Meredith and dog Badger. She has taught writing and English at four Southern California colleges, and has worked in nonprofit corporate and foundation development for a number of years. Many of her stories have predicted real medical and bioscience advances; she is also knowledgeable about terrorism and security issues after writing COPING WITH TERRORISM in 2004. Relating to diverse students of all ages is Amy's specialty. Energizing minds and activating interests is the goal of her teaching methodology. Amy does not give lectures and avoids Powerpoints.
Science Fiction: General, Science Fiction: Writing, Science: Biology & Medicine, Technology: Security, Surveillance, & Privacy