(1950-01-27) January 27, 1950 (age 63) San Francisco, USA
Michaela-Marie Roessner-Hermann (born January 27, 1950) is an American science-fiction writer publishing under the name Michaela Roessner. Born in San Francisco, she was raised in (successively) California, New York, Pennsylvania, Thailand, and Oregon. Trained as a visual artist, she holds a BFA in Ceramics from the California College of Arts and Crafts and an MFA in Painting from Lone Mountain College, and exhibits under the name M. M. Roessner-Herman. In 1989, she won the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer.