Jo Graham

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Jo Graham
Born 1968
North Carolina
Occupation Novelist
Nationality American
Genre Historical fiction

Jo Graham is an American author who debuted in 2008 with her novel Black Ships, a re-imagination of The Aeneid. She lives in Maryland.[1] Her influences as a writer are Mary Renault and James Michener, both of whom wrote novels about places and situations unusual for most readers.[2]

Black Ships received a star rating when reviewed by Publishers Weekly[3] and was nominated for the 2009 Locus Award for Best First Novel.[4] Her second novel, Hand of Isis (March 2009), which features the reincarnated main character of Black Ships, was given a starred review by Kirkus Reviews.[5]

Her forthcoming works include several Stargate Atlantis tie-in novels to be published by Fandemonium Press.


2009 Locus Award Finalist[7]


  1. ^ "Black Ships: About the Author". Retrieved 2009-01-13. 
  2. ^ "Dave Brendon: An Interview with Jo Graham". Retrieved 2009-01-13. 
  3. ^ "Fiction Reviews". Publishers Weekly. 7 January 2008. Retrieved 2011-01-29. 
  4. ^ "Locus Science Fiction & Fantasy News: 2009 Locus Award Finalists". Retrieved 2009-04-28. 
  5. ^ "Kirkus Reviews: January 2009 Fiction Reviews". Retrieved 2009-01-13. 
  6. ^ a b "Jo Graham: Author bibliography". Hachette Book Group. Retrieved 2011-01-29. 
  7. ^ 2009 Locus Award Finalists. [1]. Retrieved 2009-05-28.

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