Kit Reed is an American author primarily of fantasy, horror and
and science fiction. Her first story was published by seminal mystery
editor Anthony Boucher, and a good deal of her work could be classed as
feminist SF. She has published 14 novels, including Mother Isn’t Dead
She’s Only Sleeping (1961), Armed Camps (1969), Magic Time (1980) and
most recently Enclave (2009). She has also published seven collections
of short stories, most recently Dogs of Truth (2005). She has been been
nominated for the James Tiptree, Jr Award three times.