Mary Soon Lee
|Mary Soon Lee|
|Alma mater||Trinity Hall, Cambridge University|
Mary Soon Lee (born 1965)  is a British speculative fiction writer and poet. She was born in London, England and attended Trinity Hall, Cambridge University, where she graduated with a Master of Arts in mathematics and a diploma in computer science. After graduating, she worked as a Lisp programmer for a few years at the software company Harlequin. She began writing in 1991 on TV scripts, and in 1992 began writing short stories, making her first short story sale to Strange Days magazine. Her work has appeared in several professional magazines and anthologies including Fantasy & Science Fiction, Interzone and Analog. She currently resides in the United States.
Selected works include:
Honors and awards
- "Shen's Daughter" - included in The Year's Best Fantasy #4
- "Homecoming" - included in the The Best of the Rest 3: The Best Unknown SF and Fantasy of 2001.
- "Insignificant Others" - nominated for the 2001 Rhysling Award.
- "PauseTime" - Honorable Mention in the Year's Best Science Fiction #18.
- "Lifework" - reprinted in The Year's Best SF #5.
- "Cause and Consequence" - 1st place in the Best of Soft SF Contest, 1998.
- "The Day Before They Came" - reprinted in The Year's Best SF #4, shortlist for the British Science Fiction Association Awards, Honorable Mention in the Year's Best Science Fiction #16.
- "Mail-A-Day" - 3rd place in the Best of Soft SF Contest, 1996.
- "To Have And To Hold"- 2nd place in the Best of Soft SF Contest, 1995.
- Jones, Donna. "On Spec: The Canadian Magazine Of The Fantastic vol 17 no. 3 # 62 Fall 2005". SF Crowsnest. Retrieved 26 June 2013.
- Walters, Trent. "A Conversation With Mary Soon Lee". SF Site. Retrieved 26 June 2013.
- Yant, Christie. "Author Spotlight: Mary Soon Lee". Lightspeed (magazine). Retrieved 26 June 2013.
- "Mary Soon Lee Bibliography". Carnegie Mellon. Retrieved 24 June 2013.