Fred Saberhagen is the author of several popular science fiction and fantasy series. His Berserker series are among his most popular, about mankind's fight against a machine civilization. Saberhagen's Swords and Lost Swords stories explore fascinating mythical themes. Less well known, but equally intriguing are Fred's exploits in the area of historical fantasy where figures such as Hitler and Lincoln, Daedalus and the pharaohs, populate his alternate worlds. On the border of history and fantasy Saberhagen also wrote a series on Dracula

Before becoming a writer, Fred Saberhagen served in the US Air Force, worked as a civilian electronics technician, and wrote and edited articles on science and technology for the Encyclopedia Britannica. He now lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico.