Will Shetterly

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Will Shetterly and Emma Bull in 1994

Will Shetterly (born 1955) is an American writer of fantasy and science fiction best known for his novel Dogland (1997). The novel is inspired by his childhood at the tourist attraction Dog Land owned by his parents.[1] He won the Minnesota Book Award for Fantasy & Science Fiction for his novel Elsewhere (1991),[2] and was a finalist with Nevernever (1993);[3] both books are set in Terri Windling's The Borderland Series shared universe. He has also written short stories for various Borderland anthologies.

Biography[edit]

Shetterly is married to the author Emma Bull. The couple lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and were both members of the writing group The Scribblies, which also included, Pamela Dean, Kara Dalkey, Nate Bucklin, Patricia Wrede, and Steven Brust. Shetterly and Bull created and edited the Liavek shared universe anthologies.

Shetterly created the comic book character Captain Confederacy, played a small role in the film Toxic Zombies, and ran for governor of Minnesota in 1994 on the Grassroots Party ticket.[1]

In 2009, he donated his archive to the department of Rare Books and Special Collections at Northern Illinois University.[4]

Bibliography[edit]

Short stories[edit]

Novels[edit]

  • Cats Have No Lord (1985)
  • Witch Blood (1986)
  • The Tangled Lands (1989)
  • Elsewhere (1991)
  • Nevernever (1993)
  • Dogland (1997)
  • Chimera (2000)
  • Thor's Hammer (The Voyage of the Basset) (2000)
  • The Gospel of the Knife (July 2007)
  • Midnight Girl ( An Online Novel; scroll to External Links, and it is [2])

Collection[edit]

Anthology series[edit]

Nonfiction[edit]

  • Shetterly, Will (2014). How to make a Social Justice Warrior: On identitarianism, intersectionality, mobbing, racefail, and failfans 2005-2014. Amazon Digital Services, Inc. ASIN B00IRUW8J6.

Awards[edit]

He won the Minnesota Book Award for Fantasy & Science Fiction for his novel Elsewhere, and was nominated for the 2008 World Fantasy Award for his novel, The Gospel of the Knife.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Shetterly, Will. "A short autobiography by Will Shetterly". Retrieved June 14, 2014.
  2. ^ "Minnesota Book Awards 1992 Finalists and Winners". The Friends of the Saint Paul Library. 1992. Retrieved September 19, 2008.
  3. ^ "Minnesota Book Awards 1994 Finalists and Winners". The Friends of the Saint Paul Library. 1994. Retrieved September 19, 2008.
  4. ^ "Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) Collection". Archived from the original on July 25, 2011., Northern Illinois University
  5. ^ "The Princess Who Kicked Butt". Archived from the original on October 9, 2009. Retrieved September 30, 2009.
  6. ^ "Oldthings". Archived from the original on October 11, 2009. Retrieved September 30, 2009.
  7. ^ "Dream Catcher". Archived from the original on July 6, 2007. Retrieved July 12, 2007.
  8. ^ "Taken He Cannot Be". Archived from the original on October 10, 2009. Retrieved September 30, 2009.
  9. ^ "Secret Identity". Archived from the original on October 6, 2009. Retrieved September 30, 2009.
  10. ^ Shetterly, Will (April 23, 2007). "Qwerty Ranch: Little Red and the Big Bad". Archived from the original on April 29, 2007. Retrieved July 15, 2017.
  11. ^ Shetterly, Will (April 25, 2012). "it's all one thing: "The People Who Owned the Bible" by Will Shetterly". Shetterly.blogspot.com. Retrieved July 15, 2017.
  12. ^ "Kasim's Haj". Archived from the original on April 22, 2007. Retrieved July 12, 2007.

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