Catherine Fisher

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Catherine Fisher (born 1957) is a Welsh poet and children's novelist who writes in English. She has also worked as a school and university teacher. She lives in Newport.

Work experience[edit]

Fisher's former jobs include working as a primary school teacher and as an archaeologist. She also taught Writing for Children at the University of Glamorgan.[citation needed]

Writing[edit]

She began writing poetry and had several poems published in anthologies. She also published three collections of her own poetry with Seren Publishing. The collection Immrama won the Welsh Arts Council Young Writers' Prize in 1989. She also won the Cardiff International Poetry Competition in the same year.

Since the late 1980s she has been writing children's fantasy. Her 19 novels have been translated into 17 languages, and many of her works have won or been shortlisted for literary awards.[1]

Bibliography[edit]

Poetry[edit]

Prose[edit]

  • The Conjuror's Game (1990)
  • Fintan's Tower (1991)
  • Saint Tarvel's Bell (1992)
  • The Snow-Walker trilogy:
    • The Snow-Walker's Son (1993)
    • The Empty Hand (1995)
    • The Soul Thieves (1996)
  • The Candle Man (1994.)
  • The Hare And Other Stories (1994)
  • Belin's Hill (1997)
  • The Book of the Crow series: (US title: Relic Master series)
    • The Relic Master (1998) (US title: The Dark City) (2011)
    • The Interrex (1999) (US title: The Lost Heiress) (2011)
    • Flain's Coronet (2000) (US title: The Hidden Coronet) (2011)
    • The Margrave (2001) (US title: The Margrave) (2011)
  • The Lammas Field (1999)
  • Darkwater Hall (2000)
  • Corbenic (2002)
  • The Oracle trilogy:
    • The Oracle (US title: The Oracle Betrayed) (2003)
    • The Archon (US title: The Sphere of Secrets) (2004)
    • The Scarab (US title: Day of the Scarab) (2005)
  • Darkhenge (2005)
  • The Weather Dress (2005)
  • Incarceron series
  • Crown of Acorns (May 2010)
  • Chronoptika series[2]

Awards and nominations[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Retrieved 24 April 2017.
  2. ^ "Catherine Fisher". Internet Speculative Fiction Database. Retrieved 14 February 2016. 
  3. ^ Tir na n-Og Awards Archived 28 September 2007 at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ Costa Book Awards
  5. ^ Bram Stoker Awards Archived 10 March 2007 at the Wayback Machine.
  6. ^ Mythopoeic Awards Archived 6 February 2007 at the Wayback Machine.

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