An American novelist, she actually is especially known for The Sparrow and Children of God, both which describe connection with aliens. Her additional works add a Thread of Elegance and Dreamers of your day. She gained a Ph.D in biological anthropology from your University or college of Michigan. She was a receiver of the Wayne Tiptree, Jr. Honor. She resolved in Lyndhurst, Ohio with her spouse Don and her child Dan. She received the Arthur C. Clarke Honor.