Mishell Baker

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Mishell Baker
Baker in March 2018
Baker in March 2018
Born1976
Occupationnovelist, short story writer
NationalityUnited States
Period2009 - Present
Genrefantasy, Urban fantasy

Mishell Baker is an American writer of fantasy and urban fantasy. A 2009 graduate of the Clarion Workshop, her fantasy stories have been published in Daily Science Fiction, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, and Electric Velocipede.[1]

In 2016, she published Borderline, the first novel in The Arcadia Project urban fantasy series with Saga Press (edited by Navah Wolfe). It was a Publishers Weekly staff pick,[2] and Barnes & Noble chose it as one of the best science fiction and fantasy novels of 2016.[3] Borderline is notable for having a disabled protagonist with borderline personality disorder.[4] It was nominated for the 2016 Nebula Award for Best Novel.[5] Borderline was also included on the 2016 James Tiptree Jr. Award Honor List.[6]

The second book in the series, Phantom Pains, was released in 2017.[7]

Biography[edit]

Mishell Baker lives in Los Angeles, California with her husband and two children.[1] She frequently writes about her own Borderline Personality Disorder diagnosis and how it has affected her writing.[8]

Novels[edit]

The Arcadia Project

  1. Borderline, March 2016, ISBN 9781508225263
  2. Phantom Pains, March 2017, ISBN 9781481451925
  3. Imposter Syndrome, March 13, 2018

Awards[edit]

Borderline was nominated for the 2017 World Fantasy Award—Novel.

References[edit]

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