Ginjer Buchanan, born in Pittsburgh long enough ago to remember the invention of television, moved to New York City to work in social services. She also freelanced for Pocket Books as consulting editor for the Star Trek novel program. In 1984, she was offered a full-time job as an editor at Ace Books. Her current title is senior executive editor and marketing director, Ace/Roc books. Her first novel, a “Highlander” tie-in titled White Silence, was published in February of 1999, and she had an essay in the third “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” episode guide.