Shariann Lewitt ("Shariann," and the first syllable rhymes with "far", not "hat") is the author of First and Final Rites (Ace, 1984); USSA Book #2 (Avon, 1987); USSA Book #4 (Avon, 1987); Angel at Apogee (Ace, 1987); Cyberstealth (Ace, 1989) and its sequel Dancing Vac (Ace, 1990); Blind Justice (Ace, 1991); Cybernetic Jungle (Ace, 1992); and Songs of Chaos (Ace, 1993). Memento Mori was published by Tor in 1995, Interface Masque by Tor in 1997, and Rebel Sutra by Tor in 2000. Succubus and the City and its sequel Succubus Takes Manhattan, written under the name Nina Harper, were published by Del Rey in 2008.

With Susan Shwartz, she wrote Whitewing (published as Gordon Kendall, Tor, 1985). Her short fiction has appeared in Perpetual Light, (ed. Alan Ryan), Habitats (ed. Susan Shwartz), Magic in Ithkar #2 (eds. Robert Adams and Andre Norton), Friends of the Horseclan (eds. Robert Adams and Pamela Crippen-Adams), Tales of the Witchworld #2, (ed. Andre Norton), Counter-Attack: The Fleet, Book 2 (eds. David Drake and Bill Fawcett), Breakthrough: The Fleet, Book 3 (eds. David Drake and Bill Fawcett), Carmen Miranda's Ghost is Haunting Space Station 3 (ed. Don Sakers), Newer York (Lawrence Watt-Evans), and Battlestar Book One (eds. David Drake and Bill Fawcett).

The French translation of the story "A Real Girl, may be found in in its original English in Bending the Landscape, Vol. 2 (Nicola Griffith and Stephen Pagel, eds.). More recent short fiction includes “Haircut” (Fantastic Stories of the Imagination, Warren Lapine, ed.)

“Common Ground” (Impossible Futures, Judith K. Dial and Thomas A. Easton, eds.); “Wedding Embroidery” (Stars of Darkover, Deborah Ross and Elizabeth Waters, eds.); “Memory,” (Gifts of Darkover, Deborah Ross, ed.); “Symmetry,” (Deco Punk, Dial and Easton, eds.); “Geronimo’s Skull” (Conspiracies! Dial and Easton eds.); and “Tainted Meat” (Realms of Darkover, Deborah Ross, ed.). Her story “Fieldwork” in (To Shape the Dark, Athena Andreadis, ed.) has been selected by Gardner Dozois to appear in THE 34th BEST SF OF THE YEAR.

She lives in the Boston area and teaches at MIT.