Julia Ecklar

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Julia Ecklar (born 1964) is a John W. Campbell Award–winning science fiction author and a singer and writer of filk music who recorded numerous albums in the Off Centaur label in the early 1980s, including Minus Ten and Counting, Horse-Tamer's Daughter, and Genesis. Her Divine Intervention album released in 1986 was the first filk genre release to combine the lyrical elements with orchestral and rock arrangements.

Julia's first solo album in 25 years, Horsetamer, was finished by March 2013, produced by Michael Moricz.

L.A. Graf[edit]

L.A. Graf is a pseudonym for the writing team formed by Ecklar, Karen Rose Cercone, and Melissa Crandall for the 1992 Star Trek novel #60 Ice Trap. For all later L.A. Graf novels the writing team was a partnership between Ecklar and Cercone. L.A. Graf reportedly stands for Let's All Get Rich and Famous.[1]


as Julia Ecklar[edit]

as L.A. Graf[edit]



Pegasus Awards[edit]

  • Best Female Filker 1984
  • Best Performer 1987
  • Best Writer/Composer 1990
  • Best Literature Song 1990: Daddy's Little Girl
  • Best War/Vengeance Song 1991: Temper of Revenge
  • Best Filk Song 1992: God Lives on Terra
  • Best Sorcery Song 1997: The Dark is Rising (with Susan Cooper)
  • Best Classic Filk Song 2004: Ladyhawke!
  • Best Classic Filk Song 2011: The Phoenix

See also[edit]

List of Star Trek novels


  1. ^ Crandall, Melissa. "Bio". Retrieved June 11, 2008. 

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