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Charlie Jane Anders

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Name  Charlie Anders

Role  Writer
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Occupation  Writer, editor, presenter, performance artist, publisher
Genre  Science fiction, short stories, fiction
Awards  Hugo Award for Best Novelette, Norton Award, Lambda Literary Award for Transgender/GenderQueer
Nominations  Nebula Award for Best Novelette
Books  Six Months - Three Days, All the Birds in the Sky, Choir Boy, The Fermi Paradox Is Our Busin

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Charlie Jane Anders is an American writer and commentator. She has written several novels and is the publisher of other magazine, the "magazine of pop culture and politics for the new outcasts". In 2005, she received the Lambda Literary Award for work in the transgender category, and in 2009, the Emperor Norton Award. Her 2011 novelette Six Months, Three Days won the 2012 Hugo and was nominated for the Nebula and Theodore Sturgeon Awards. Her 2016 novel All the Birds in the Sky was listed No. 5 on Time magazine's "Top 10 Novels" of 2016, won the 2017 Nebula Award for Best Novel, the 2017 Crawford Award, and the 2017 Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel; it was also a finalist for the 2017 Hugo Award for Best Novel.


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Anders has had science fiction published in, Strange Horizons, and Flurb. Additional (non-science-fiction) literary work has been published in McSweeney's, and ZYZZYVA. Anders's work has appeared in Salon, The Wall Street Journal, Publishers Weekly, San Francisco Bay Guardian, Mother Jones, and the San Francisco Chronicle. She has had stories and essays in anthologies such as Sex For America: Politically Inspired Erotica, The McSweeney's Joke Book of Book Jokes, and That's Revolting!: Queer Strategies for Resisting Assimilation.

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In addition to her work as an author and publisher, Anders is also a longtime event organizer. She organized a "ballerina pie fight" in 2005 for other magazine; co-organized the Cross-Gender Caravan, a national transgender and genderqueer author tour; and a Bookstore and Chocolate Crawl in San Francisco. She emcees an award-winning monthly reading series "Writers with Drinks", a San Francisco-based event begun in 2001 that features authors from a wide range of genres and has been noted for its "free-associative author introductions."

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She has been a juror for the James Tiptree Jr. Award and for the Lambda Literary Award. She formerly published the satirical website which was featured by the Sunday Times as website of the week.

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Anders was the founder and co-editor, with Annalee Newitz, of the science fiction blog io9, a position she left in April 2016 to focus on novel writing.

A television adaptation of Anders' Six Months, Three Days was being prepared for NBC in 2013, with the script written by Eric Garcia.

In 2014, Tor Books acquired two novels from Anders. The first of these, All the Birds in the Sky, was published in 2016.

Personal life

As a gameshow contestant, Anders won $1,000 on To Tell the Truth.

In 2007, Anders brought attention to the policy of a San Francisco bisexual women's organization called "The Chasing Amy Social Club" that she felt was discriminatory, as it specifically barred preoperative transgender women from membership.

Anders is transgender. Since 2000, Anders has been the partner of author Annalee Newitz. The couple co-founded other magazine.

Anders has sensory integration disorder.


  • 2005 Best of the Bay Award for Writers with Drinks.
  • 2006 Best of the Bay Award for Writers with Drinks.
  • 2006 Edmund White Award for Debut Fiction finalist, for Choir Boy.
  • 2006 Lambda Literary Awards, for Choir Boy.
  • 2011 Hugo, Nebula, and Theodore Sturgeon Award nominations for Six Months, Three Days.
  • 2012 Hugo Award for Six Months, Three Days.
  • 2017 Nebula Award for All the Birds in the Sky.
  • 2017 IAFA William L. Crawford Fantasy Award for All the Birds in the Sky.
  • 2017 Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel for All the Birds in the Sky.
  • References

    Charlie Jane Anders Wikipedia