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Sarah Monette

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Pen name  Katherine Addison
Notable works  Melusine
Occupation  Novelist
Name  Sarah Monette
Nationality  American
Role  Novelist
Genre  Speculative fiction

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Notable awards  2003 Gaylactic Spectrum Award
Nominations  Hugo Award for Best Novel
Books  The Goblin Emperor, Melusine, A Companion to Wolves, The Virtu, The Bone Key
Similar People  Elizabeth Bear, Emma Bull, Ann Leckie

Sarah Monette is an American novelist and short story author, writing mostly in the genres of fantasy and horror. She has also published as Katherine Addison.

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Biography

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Monette was born and raised in Oak Ridge, Tennessee and she began writing at the age of 12. In 2004 she earned a PhD in English literature, specializing in Renaissance Drama and writing her dissertation on ghosts in English Renaissance revenge tragedy. She double-majored in Classics and Literature (a cross-departmental program between French, English, and Comparative Literature) in college.

Career

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Monette won the Spectrum award in 2003 for her short story "Three Letters from the Queen of Elfland." Her first novel Mélusine was published by Ace Books in August 2005, earning starred reviews in Publishers Weekly and Booklist and a place in Locus's Recommended Reading list for 2005. The sequel, The Virtu, followed in July 2006, also earning starred reviews and making Locus's Recommended Reading lists for 2006.

Her short stories have been published in Strange Horizons, Alchemy, and Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet, among other venues, and have received four Honorable Mentions from The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror, edited by Ellen Datlow, Gavin Grant, and Kelly Link. Her poem "Night Train: Heading West" appeared in The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror XIX, and a story she co-wrote with 2005 Campbell winner Elizabeth Bear, "The Ile of Dogges," appeared in The Year's Best Science Fiction, edited by Gardner Dozois, in 2007. She also has been published in the award-winning Postscripts.

In 2007, she donated her archives to the department of Rare Books and Special Collections at Northern Illinois University.

Her 2014 novel The Goblin Emperor was published under the pseudonym Katherine Addison. The novel received the Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel and was nominated for the Nebula, Hugo and World Fantasy Awards.

References

Sarah Monette Wikipedia


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