Catherine Fisher

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Catherine Fisher (born 1957) is a Welsh writer, broadcaster and adjudicator who lives in Newport. Her former jobs include working as a primary school teacher and archaeologist. She also taught Writing for Children at the University of Glamorgan.

She began writing poetry and wrote poems that were published in several anthologies. She also published three collections of poetry with Seren Publishing. The collection Immrama won the Welsh Arts Council Young Writers Prize and she also won the Cardiff International Poetry Competition; both in 1989. Since the late 1980s she has written children's fantasy. Her nineteen novels have been translated into seventeen languages and many of her novels have won or been shortlisted for literary awards.




  • 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[1]

Awards and nominations[edit]


  1. ^ "Catherine Fisher". Internet Speculative Fiction Database. Retrieved 14 February 2016. 
  2. ^ Tir na n-Og Awards
  3. ^ Costa Book Awards
  4. ^ Bram Stoker Awards
  5. ^ Mythopoeic Awards

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