Cherie Priest (born 30 July 1975) is an American novelist and blogger living in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Biography [ edit ]
Priest is a Florida native, born in
Tampa in 1975. She graduated from [1 ] Forest Lake Academy in Apopka, Florida in 1993. She moved around quite a bit as a child of an Army father, living in many places such as Florida, Texas, Kentucky, and Tennessee. She moved around regularly until college. In 2001 she left the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga with an M.A. in Rhetoric/Professional writing, and in 1998 she graduated with a [1 ] B.A. from Southern Adventist University in Collegedale, Tennessee. Priest lived in [1 ] Chattanooga, Tennessee for twelve years and it is there she both set her Eden Moore series and wrote the first two books. In May 2012, she and her husband Aric Annear [2 ] moved back to Tennessee from Seattle, Washington. [1 ]
Although Priest was raised
Seventh-day Adventist, she has no further contact with the church and claims no religious affiliation. [3 ] [4 ]
In addition to her novels, Priest was a reviewer for the
Bram Stoker Award-winning website Chiaroscuro and currently is a staff member of Subterranean Press. She is a regular attendee and panelist at DragonCon and several other genre conventions around the country such as Penguicon and Steamcon. She is also known for giving talks and writing articles about the hobby of urban exploration. [5 ]
In March 2006, she won the
Lulu Blooker Prize for Fiction for Four and Twenty Blackbirds, becoming the first ever winner in that category. [6 ]
Bibliography [ edit ]
The Borden Dispatches [ edit ]
Eden Moore Series [ edit ]
Clockwork Century Universe [ edit ]
, October 2009, Boneshaker Tor Books. ISBN 978-0-7653-1841-1.
Clementine, July 2010, Subterranean Press. ISBN 978-1-59606-308-2.
Dreadnought, September 2010, Tor Books. ISBN 978-0-7653-2578-5.
Ganymede, September 2011, Tor Books. ISBN 978-0-7653-2946-2.
The Inexplicables, November 2012, Tor Books. ISBN 978-0-7653-2947-9.
Fiddlehead, November 2013, Tor Books. ISBN 978-0-7653-3407-7 [12 ]
Cheshire Red Reports Series [ edit ]
Other Novels [ edit ]
Short Stories & Other Work [ edit ]
'The Heavy', a short story. Published in
Apex Digest Issue #12, March 2008. 'The Target Audience', a short story. Published in
Noctem Aeternus January, 2008. 'Following Piper', a short story. Published in
Subterranean Digest issue #6. 'Little Wards', a short story. Published in
The Edge of Propinquity. June 2006 'The Immigrant', a short story, part of
Mythic #2, October 2006 Mythic Delirium Books. ISBN 978-0-8095-5756-1 'Bad Sushi', a short story. Published in
Apex Digest, Issue #10. 'Wishbones', a short story, part of
. December 2006 Aegri Somnia Apex Digest. ISBN 978-0-9788676-2-1 (paperback), ISBN 978-0-9788676-3-8 (hardback) 'Tanglefoot', a short story, published online by
Subterranean Press, 2009. First release of the Clockwork Century universe. [14 ] [15 ] 'Hell’s Bells,'
Grant’s Pass, Morrigan Books 2009 'The Catastrophe Box', a short story
Son of Retro Pulp Tales, Subterranean Press 2010 'Reluctance', a short story, part of "The Mammoth Book of Steampunk", first published in the UK by Robinson, an imprint of Constable & Robinson Ltd, 2012
Articles (Non-Fiction) [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
^ a b c d Trombi, Liza Groen, ed. (September 13, 2010). "Cherie Priest: Pornography & War". Locus.
^ Martini, Adrienne (October 17, 2007). "Bringing Out the Undead: Cherie Priest's Eden Moore Novels Are Perfect Complements to an October Night". Boston's City Paper . Retrieved February 23, 2012.
^ Davis, Brangien. "2010 Spotlight Award: Cherie Priest". Seattle Magazine . Retrieved February 23, 2012. ""Born in Florida, Priest grew up with a penchant for horror and fantasy stories—perhaps because her mother, a Seventh-day Adventist, promised that the Second Coming could happen any minute."
^ "http://www.cheriepriest.com/2005/09/27/damn/". September 27, 2005 . Retrieved February 23, 2012. "Since those halcyon days of yore, I’ve more or less left the church and gone my own way+last=Priest,first=Cherie"
^ Priest, Cherie. "The Urban Explorer’s Guide to Gently Trespassing". Googobits.com . Retrieved August 11, 2012. "Trespassing, or “Urban Exploration” as it is sometimes euphemistically called, has been a hip leisure activity for years. Now this hobby has burgeoned into quite the popular pastime – though as with any field, the influx of trend-surfing amateurs tends to cause problems for the old pros."
^ Lulu Blooker Blog: And the Winners are
^ "Past Bram Stoker Nominees & Winners" . Retrieved February 23, 2012.
^ "Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association 2010 Book Awards" . Retrieved January 15, 2010.
^ "2009 Nebula Awards Final Ballot" . Retrieved February 19, 2010.
^ "The 2010 Hugo and John W. Campbell Award Nominees". AussieCon 4. April 4, 2010 . Retrieved April 4, 2010.
^ "2010 Locus Awards Winners". 26 June 2010 . Retrieved 30 June 2010.
^ "Cherie Priest - Fiddlehead cover art reveal!". Upcoming4.me. 18 February 2013 . Retrieved 18 February 2013.
^ "Bloodshot by Cherie Priest" . Retrieved Dec 7, 2010.
^ The Clockwork Century - Stories
^ "Tanglefoot - complete short story" . Retrieved February 23, 2012.
External links [ edit ]