Mishell Baker

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Mishell Baker
Born1976
OccupationNovelist, short story writer
NationalityAmerican
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 Simon & Schuster's imprint 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]

The second and third books in the series, Phantom Pains and Impostor Syndrome, were released in 2017 and 2018 respectively.[5]

Biography[edit]

Mishell Baker lives in Los Angeles, California with her partner and two children.[1]

Novels[edit]

The Arcadia Project

  1. Borderline, March 2016, ISBN 9781508225263
  2. Phantom Pains, March 2017, ISBN 9781481451925
  3. Impostor Syndrome, March 13, 2018 ISBN 9781481451949

Awards[edit]

Borderline was nominated for the 2016 Nebula Award for Best Novel.[6]

Borderline was also included on the 2016 James Tiptree Jr. Award Honor List.[7]

Borderline was nominated for the 2017 World Fantasy Award—Novel.[8]

The Arcadia Project Trilogy as a whole was a finalist for the Mythopoeic Award.[9]

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