Deborah Millitello published her first story in 1989 in Marion Zimmer Bradley’s Fantasy Magazine. Since then her stories have appeared in various magazines such as Dragon Magazine; MZB/SFM, including the third-place Cauldron winner "Do Virgins Taste Better?"; Science Fiction Age; and anthologies such as Aladdin Master of the Lamp; Witch Fantastic; Sword and Sorceress; Tales of Talislanta, and Bruce Coville’s Book of Nightmares. Currently, she is working on several fantasy novels. A member of the Alternate Historians writers group, she lives in southern Illinois with her husband Carl, has three children and six grandchildren, and works at a doctor’s answering service as her day job.