Julie Czerneda

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Julie E. Czerneda
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Julie E. Czerneda (foreground) at the Polaris 26 science fiction convention
Born (1955-04-11) April 11, 1955 (age 59)
Occupation novelist, Short story author, Editor
Nationality Flag of Canada.svg Canadian
Period 1997–
Genre Science fiction, Fantasy
Website
www.czerneda.com

Julie E. Czerneda (born April 11, 1955) is a Canadian science fiction and fantasy author. She has written many novels, including the Prix Aurora winner In the Company of Others, a number of short stories; and has edited several anthologies.

Czerneda is a biologist by education, and has been active in writing and editing non-fiction. She has edited and authored a number of educational books about career guidance and the teaching of science.

In 2013, Czerneda released the first book of her Night's Edge series, A Turn of Light.

Works[edit]

Standalone books[edit]

The Clan Chronicles[edit]

This was formerly called the Trade Pact Universe.

Trade Pact Trilogy[edit]

  1. A Thousand Words for Stranger (1997) ISBN 0886777690
  2. Ties of Power (1999) ISBN 0886778506
  3. To Trade the Stars (2002) ISBN 0756400759

Stratification Trilogy[edit]

Prequel to the Trade Pact trilogy:

  1. Reap the Wild Wind (2007) ISBN 978-0-7564-0456-7
  2. Riders of the Storm (2008) ISBN 0-7564-0518-1
  3. Rift in the Sky (2009) ISBN 0756405602

Species Imperative[edit]

Trilogy of biology, politics and survival in a multi-species, interstellar future.

  1. Survival (2004) ISBN 0756402611
  2. Migration (2005) ISBN 0756403464
  3. Regeneration (2006) ISBN 0756403456

Career guidance[edit]

  • Great careers for people interested in living things (1993) ISBN 0810393875
  • Great careers for people who like to work with their hands (1994) ISBN 0810399636
  • Great careers for people interested in communications technology (1996) by Julie E. Czerneda and Victoria Vincent
  • Great careers for people fascinated by government and the law (1996) by Anne Marie Males; contributing authors, Julie Czerneda and Victoria Vincent

Web Shifters[edit]

Three book series featuring the adventures of the shape-shifter Esen-alit-Quar.

  1. Beholder's Eye (1998) ISBN 0886778182
  2. Changing Vision (2000) ISBN 0886779049
  3. Hidden in Sight (2003) ISBN 0756401399

Night's Edge[edit]

  1. A Turn of Light (2013) ISBN 0756407079 (Original title: A Turn of Light: Marrowdell)
  2. A Play of Shadow (2014) ISBN 0756408318 (November 2014 release)
    In 2014 Czerneda announced that DAW Books had bought the next three books in the series.[1]
  3. A Change of Place (announced)
  4. A Fall of Darkness (announced)
  5. A Twist of Magic (announced)

Contributor[edit]

  • "Prism" (Web Shifters) in DAW 30th Anniversary Science Fiction Anthology, edited by Elizabeth R. Wollheim and Sheila E. Gilbert (2002) ISBN 0756400643
  • ReVisions, edited by Julie E. Czerneda and Isaac Szpindel (2004) ISBN 0756402409
  • Sirius the Dog Star edited by Martin H. Greenberg and Alexander Potter (2004) ISBN 0756401860, "Brothers Bound" (prequel to the Stratification trilogy in the Clan Chronicles)
  • "She's Such a Nasty Morsel" (Web Shifters) in Women of War edited by Alexander Potter and Tanya Huff (2005) ISBN 0756402867
  • "A Touch of Blue" (Web Shifters) in Heroes in Training, edited by Martin H. Greenberg and Jim C. Hines (2007) ISBN 075640438X
  • "The Passenger" in Lightspeed Science Fiction and Fantasy magazine, February 2011
  • "The Franchise" in Space Stations edited by Martin H. Greenberg and John Helfers (sequel to In the Company of Others) . ISBN 0756401763

Edited by Julie E. Czerneda[edit]

Science education through science fiction stories in the classroom[edit]

  • No Limits: Developing Scientific Literacy Using Science Fiction (1998) nonfiction
  • Packing Fraction & Other Tales of Science & Imagination (1998) ISBN 1895579899

Tales from the Wonder Zone[edit]

Realms of Wonder[edit]

Awards[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]