Jane Lindskold received a B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. in English from Fordham University. She was an adjunct professor at Fordham, before becoming an Assistant Professor of English at Lynchburg College in Virginia. While there, she became friends with Roger Zelazny. She completed his two unfinished novels Donnerjack and Lord Demon after his death. Her first novel, Brother to Dragons, Companion to Owls was published in 1994. Her other works include Changer, Legends Walking, Through Wolf's Eyes, and Fire Season written with David Weber.