Kate’s first short story, “The Mile-Long Spaceship,” was published in Astounding Science Fiction in April, 1957. It won the best short story award that year.
Since then, she has published nearly 50 novels, more than 100 short stories, two non-fiction books, along with novellas, collections, anthologies, poems, and essays.
Her short fiction has been published in Quark, Orbit, Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, Locus, Amazing Stories, Asimov’s Science Fiction, Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine, Fantastic, Omni, Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine, Redbook, and Cosmopolitan, among many others.
Her work has been translated into 15 languages, and has been adapted for movies, television, radio, and theater.