Cynthia Joyce Clay was judged to be a computer program on Shakespeare at the First Loebner Prize Competition of The Turing Test-a truly science fictional experience. The Competition was filmed as part of a PBS Scientific Frontiers episode and aired internationally. In addition to living sf, Clay has experience with the thriller genre: she was invited to Russia to deliver her paper, The Application of Vector Theory to Literature and Drama at the international conference "Languages of Science, Languages of Art" and was chased by the KGB. She is an award winning author and her plays have been produced in Massachusetts, New Mexico, and Florida. Cynthia is a contributing editor of The Oestara Anthology of Pagan Poetry which won an Eppie, an international literary prize. Her sf novel, Zollocco, was an Eppie finalist. She likes to write sf and fantasy best.