Brooke Bolander

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Brooke Bolander
Portrait photoshoot at Worldcon 75, Helsini, before the Hugo Awards – Brooke Bolander.jpg
Brooke Bolander at Worldcon in Helsinki 2017.
NationalityAmerican
Alma materUniversity of Leicester
Known forSpeculative Fiction
Websitehttp://brookebolander.com/

Brooke Bolander is an award-winning American author of speculative fiction.[1] She attended the University of Leicester, studying History and Archaeology.[2] She is a graduate of the 2011 Clarion Workshop.[3]

Her work, including both short fiction and essays, has been published in venues such as Lightspeed,[2] Uncanny Magazine,[4] and Strange Horizons.[3] Her novelette, "And You Shall Know Her by the Trail of Dead"[5] was a finalist for the 2016 Hugo Award for Best Novelette,[6] the 2015 Nebula Award for Best Novelette,[7] and the 2016 Locus Award for Best Novelette,[8] and was included in The Year’s Best Science Fiction & Fantasy: 2016.[9] Her short story "Our Talons Can Crush Galaxies"[10] was a finalist for the 2016 Nebula Award for Best Short Story[11] and the Hugo Award for Best Short Story.[12] Her novelette, "The Only Harmless Great Thing" [13] won the 2018 Nebula Award for Best Novelette and the 2019 Locus Award for Best Novelette, and is nominated for the 2019 Hugo Award for Best Novelette .

Bibliography[edit]

Fiction[edit]

  • "Trickster Blues" (2008)
  • "Her Words Like Hunting Vixens Spring" (2012)
  • "Tornado's Siren" (2012)
  • "Sun Dogs" (2012)
  • "The Beasts of the Earth, the Madness of Men" (2013)
  • "Darlings" (2014)
  • "The Legend of RoboNinja" (2014) [only as by RoboNinja]
  • "Mechanical Animals" (2014)
  • "And You Shall Know Her by the Trail of Dead" (2015)
  • "Our Talons Can Crush Galaxies" (2016)
  • "The Last of the Minotaur Wives" (2017)
  • The Only Harmless Great Thing (2018)
  • "The Tale of the Three Beautiful Raptor Sisters, and the Prince Who Was Made of Meat" (2018)
  • "No Flight Without the Shatter" (2018)

Nonfiction[edit]

  • "Breaching the Gap" (2014)
  • "Introduction" (Genius Loci) (2016)
  • "The Uncanny Dinosaurs—Introduction" (2018)

Awards & Nominations[edit]

"And You Shall Know Her by the Trail of Dead"[5] was a finalist for the 2016 Hugo Award for Best Novelette,[6] the 2015 Nebula Award for Best Novelette,[7] the 2016 Locus Award for Best Novelette,[8] and the 2016 Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award[14].

"Our Talons Can Crush Galaxies"[10] was a finalist for the 2016 Nebula Award for Best Short Story[11] and the Hugo Award for Best Short Story.[12] It was also nominated for a World Fantasy Award in 2017 for Best Short Fiction.

The Only Harmless Great Thing [13] won the 2018 Nebula Award for Best Novelette and the 2019 Locus Award for Best Novelette, and is a finalist for the 2019 Hugo Award for Best Novelette, the 2019 World Fantasy Award for Best Novella, the Shirley Jackson Award, and the Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award[15].[16]

"The Tale of the Three Beautiful Raptor Sisters, and the Prince Who Was Made of Meat" [17] is a finalist for the 2019 Hugo Award for Best Short Story.


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Her Words Like Hunting Vixens Spring". Lightspeed Magazine. 2012-02-07. Retrieved 2017-03-11.
  2. ^ a b "Brooke Bolander". Lightspeed Magazine. 2011-12-07. Retrieved 2017-03-11.
  3. ^ a b "Brooke Bolander". Strange Horizons. Retrieved 2017-03-11.
  4. ^ "Brooke Bolander". Uncanny Magazine. Retrieved 2017-03-11.
  5. ^ a b Bolander, Brooke (February 2015). "And You Shall Know Her By The Trail Of Dead". Lightspeed Magazine. Retrieved 2017-03-12.
  6. ^ a b "2016 Hugo Awards". The Hugo Awards. 2015-12-29. Retrieved 2017-03-11.
  7. ^ a b "Nebula Award Winners Announced". SFWA. 2016-05-14. Retrieved 2017-03-11.
  8. ^ a b "Locus Online News » 2016 Locus Awards Winners". Locus Magazine. Retrieved 2017-03-11.
  9. ^ "The Year's Best Science Fiction & Fantasy: 2016, edited by Rich Horton". Prime Books. Retrieved 2017-03-11.
  10. ^ a b Bolander, Brooke (2016). "Our Talons Can Crush Galaxies". Uncanny Magazine. Retrieved 2017-03-12.
  11. ^ a b "SFWA Announces 2016 Nebula, Norton, and Bradbury Award Nominees!". The Nebula Awards. 2017-02-20. Retrieved 2017-03-11.
  12. ^ a b "2017 Hugo Awards". Retrieved April 4, 2017.
  13. ^ a b Publishing, Tor com. "The Only Harmless Great Thing by Brooke Bolander | Tor.com Publishing". Tor Publishing. Retrieved 2019-05-15.
  14. ^ "Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction News and Events". Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction. Retrieved 2019-05-15.
  15. ^ "Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction News and Events". Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction. Retrieved 2019-05-15.
  16. ^ "World Fantasy Awards℠ 2019 | World Fantasy Convention". Retrieved 2019-07-25.
  17. ^ Bol, Brooke; er. "The Tale of the Three Beautiful Raptor Sisters, and the Prince Who Was Made of Meat". Uncanny Magazine. Retrieved 2019-05-15.

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