Lisa Mason (writer)

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Lisa Mason (born 1953) is an American writer of science fiction, fantasy, and urban fantasy. She lives in Piedmont, California with her husband, the artist and jeweler Tom Robinson. She is a Phi Beta Kappa scholar and graduate of the University of Michigan, the College of Literature, Sciences, and the Arts, and the University of Michigan Law School. She practiced law in Washington D.C. and San Francisco. To have more time to write, she transitioned to Matthew Bender and Company, a national law book publisher, where she started as a legal writer and rose to an executive editor. Many of her novels take place in the vicinity of San Francisco, California, either in the future or in the past through time travel. Her early works are recognized as cyberpunk. She has also written paranormal romance, historical romantic suspense, comedy, and a screenplay.

Works[edit]

Novels[edit]

  • Arachne (William Morrow/Avon/Eos, 1990)
  • Summer of Love (Bantam, 1994)
  • Cyberweb (William Morrow/Avon/Eos, 1995)
  • The Golden Nineties (Bantam, 1995)
  • Pangaea I: Imperium without End (Bantam, 1999)
  • Pangaea II: Imperium Aflame (Bantam, 2000)
  • Summer of Love, A Time Travel (2010) Bast Books ebook
  • The Gilded Age, A Time Travel (2011) Bast Books ebook
  • The Garden of Abracadabra (2012) Bast Books ebook
  • The Garden of Abracadabra, 1: Life's Journey (2012) Bast Books ebook
  • The Garden of Abracadabra, 2: In Dark Woods (2012) Bast Books ebook
  • The Garden of Abracadabra, 3: The Right Road (2012) Bast Books ebook
  • Eon's Kiss (as Suzanna Moore) (2012) Bast Books ebook
  • Strange Ladies: 7 Stories (2013) Bast Books ebook (Collection of previously published work including "The Oniomancer," "Guardian," "Felicitas," "Stripper," "Triad," "Destination," and "Transformation and the Postmodern Identity Crisis.")
  • Celestial Girl Omnibus Edition (A Lily Modjeska Mystery) (2013) Bast Books ebook
  • Celestial Girl, Book 1: The Heartland (A Lily Modjeska Mystery) (2013) Bast Books ebook
  • Celestial Girl, Book 2: Jewel of the Golden West (A Lily Modjeska Mystery) Bast Books ebook
  • Celestial Girl, Book 3: The Celestial Kingdom and Book 4: Terminus (A Lily Modjeska Mystery) Bast Books ebook
  • Shaken (2013) Bast Books ebook (Expansion of Deus Ex Machina published in Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine)
  • My Charlotte: Patty's Story (2014) Bast Books ebook
  • Tesla, A Worthy of His Time (A Screenplay) (2014) Bast Books ebook

Short fiction[edit]

  • Arachne (Omni, 1987, Hayakawa, 1988, Replik, 1989)
  • Future Law (1987)
  • Deus Ex Machina (Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, 1988, Transcendental Tales from Asimov, 1989))
  • Guardian (Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, 1988)
  • The Onionmancer (Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, 1989)
  • Tomorrow's Child (Omni Magazine, 1989) Sold outright to Universal Studios, now in development.
  • Hummers (Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, 1991)
  • Stripper (Unique Magazine, 1991)
  • Destination (Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, 1992)
  • Triad (Universe 2, Bantam, 1994)
  • Daughter of the Tao (Immortal Unicorn, HarperPrism, 1995)
  • Every Mystery Unexplained (Tales of the Impossible, HarperPrism, 1995)
  • Felicitas (Desire Burn: Women Writing From the Dark Side of Passion, Carrol & Graf, 1995)
  • Transformation and the Postmodern Identity Crisis (Fantastic Alice, Ace, 1995)
  • The Sixty-Third Anniversary of Hysteria (Full Spectrum 5, Bantam, 1995)
  • The Hanged Man (The Shimmering Door, HarperPrism, 1996)
  • U F uh-O, A Sci Fi Comedy (2011) Bast Books ebook
  • Tomorrow's Child (2012) Includes Mason's thirty-day blog, The Story Behind the Story That Sold to the Movies Bast Books ebook
  • Daughter of the Tao (2012) Bast Books ebook
  • Every Mystery Unexplained (2012) Bast Books ebook
  • Shaken (2012) Bast Books ebook
  • Hummers (2013) Bast Books ebook
  • The Sixty-third Anniversary of Hysteria (2013) Bast Books ebook
  • Strange Ladies: 7 Stories (2013) Bast Books ebook (Collection of previously published work including "The Oniomancer," "Guardian," "Felicitas," "Stripper," "Triad," "Destination," and "Transformation and the Postmodern Identity Crisis.")
  • My Charlotte: Patty's Story (includes Arachne) (2014) Bast Books ebook
  • Teardrop (Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, May/June 2015)

Essays and articles[edit]

Awards[edit]

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