Nellie Burke Maulsby writes children's books (mostly science fiction) under the name Nelli Burk and adult SF (as yet unpublished) under the name N. Burke Maulsby. Her interest in science fiction reflects her interest in science and in literature. She holds a Ph.D. in biological sciences and, for many years, taught college nursing and pre-med students. Other creative interests include knitting, costume construction, and folk dancing. 

SCBWI Article