Kristine Smith

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Pen name Alex Gordon
Occupation Novelist, short story author
Nationality American
Genre Science fiction, thriller
Notable works Jani Killian series, Gideon

Kristine Smith is an American science fiction and fantasy author. In 2001 she won the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer.[1] She lives in northern Illinois.[2]

In 2009, she donated her archive to the department of Rare Books and Special Collections at Northern Illinois University.[3]

Since 2015, Smith has been publishing thrillers using the pseudonym "Alex Gordon."[4]


As Kristine Smith[edit]

  • Code of Conduct (1999)
  • Rules of Conflict (2000)
  • Law of Survival (2001)[5]
  • Contact Imminent (2003)[6]
  • Endgame (2007)

As Alex Gordon[edit]

  • Gideon (2015)
  • Jericho (2016)


  1. ^ "Hugo Awards Winners". Locus Online. 3 September 2001. Retrieved 19 December 2008. (Note: This award is not a Hugo).
  2. ^ "Kristine Smith from HarperCollins Publishers". HarperCollins (website). Retrieved 19 December 2008.
  3. ^ Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) Collection Archived June 3, 2012, at the Wayback Machine., Northern Illinois University
  4. ^ "In Which All Is Revealed". Retrieved 22 February 2016.
  5. ^ "Stories, Listed by Author". Locus Online. Retrieved 19 December 2008.
  6. ^ "Books, Listed by Author". Locus Online. Retrieved 19 December 2008.

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