Cat Rambo

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Cat Rambo
Cat Rambo in purple
Born 1963
Bryan, Texas
Occupation Author, editor
Nationality American
Genre Science fiction, fantasy
Cat Rambo, reading at the KGB bar, 2009

Cat Rambo is a science fiction and fantasy writer and editor who lives in the Pacific Northwest. She was co-editor of Fantasy Magazine[1] from 2007 to 2011, which earned her a 2012 World Fantasy Special Award: Non-Professional nomination. She collaborated with Jeff VanderMeer on The Surgeon's Tale and Other Stories, published in 2007. Her short stories have appeared in such places as Asimov's Science Fiction, Weird Tales and Strange Horizons.[2]

Rambo writes predominantly fantasy and science fiction, and collaborated in a round-robin writing project for The New Weird, edited by Ann VanderMeer and Jeff VanderMeer.[citation needed]

A graduate of the Johns Hopkins Writing Seminars and Clarion West, she also works with Armageddon MUD, as Sanvean,[3] and writes gaming articles. Her background in technology writing includes work for Microsoft and Security Dynamics. She is a member of the Codex Writers Group and, in 2008, was appointed chair of the Copyright Committee of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA).[1]

In 2008, she donated her archive to the department of Rare Books and Special Collections at Northern Illinois University.[4]



  1. ^ a b Strock, Ian Randal (2008-07-08). "SFWA appoints three new coordinators". SFScope. Retrieved 2010-04-17. Cat Rambo has been appointed chairman of the SFWA Copyright Committee. Rambo, a member since 2005, is the co-editor of Fantasy Magazine, and has worked in the fields of network security and technology writing, as well as teaching. She has worked with both the Copyright Exploratory Committee and the Copyright Committee, as well as written copy for the Nebula web site. 
  2. ^ Payne, Marshall (2008-07-01). "An Interview with Cat Rambo". The Fix. Retrieved 2010-04-15. [dead link]
  3. ^ Rambo, Cat (January 2000). "I Think, Therefore I Roleplay". Imaginary Realities. Retrieved 2010-04-15. 
  4. ^ Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) Collection, Northern Illinois University[dead link]

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