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Catherine Asaro

(Catherine Ann Asaro)
USA flag (b.1955)

Oakland, California native Catherine Asaro received a doctorate in physics from Harvard University. She has published a number of papers on theoretical physics and was a physics professor until 1990, when she established Molecudyne Research, which she currently runs. A former ballerina, she has performed with ballets and in musicals on both coasts, and founded the Mainly Jazz Dance program at Harvard. She now teaches at the Caryl Maxwell Classical Ballet. Her husband is John Kendall Cannizzo, an astrophysicist at NASA. They have one daughter and live in Columbia, Maryland.

Genres: Science Fiction, Romance
Series contributed to
Anthologies edited
Anthologies containing stories by Catherine Asaro
Short stories
Dance in Blue (1993)
Aurora In Four Voices (1998)Hugo (nominee)
Nebula Awards (nominee)
Boot Hill [short story] (2000) (with Mike Resnick)
Moonglow (2003)

Hugo Best Novella nominee (1999) : Aurora In Four Voices
Nebula Awards Best Novella nominee (1999) : Aurora In Four Voices
Nebula Awards Best Novel nominee (1999) : The Last Hawk
Nebula Awards Best Novel winner (2002) : The Quantum Rose

Catherine Asaro recommends
Rules of Conflict (2000)
(Jani Kilian Chronicles, book 2)
Kristine Smith
"A fine new voice in the field of science fiction."
Matrix Dreams and Other Stories (2004)
James C Glass
"A writer of both the heart and the mind."
Stolen Magic (2005)
(Guardian, book 2)
Mary Jo Putney
"M. J. Putney has created true magic with this book, the kind that comes when you curl up in a comfortable armchair and let the story take your imagination away. Come visit an enchanted eighteenth-century England and meet two desperate lovers caught in the web of a sinister lord with great magical power. Romantic and lyrical, this tale will fill your reading time with pleasure. I loved it."
Eyes of Crow (2006)
(Aspect of Crow, book 1)
Jeri Smith-Ready
"Jeri Smith-Ready's lyrical prose brings to life unforgettable characters and a poignant story that haunted me long after I finished the novel... Highly recommended."
Dreadnaught (2011)
(The Lost Fleet : Beyond the Frontier, book 1)
Jack Campbell
"Jack Campbell's dazzling series is military science fiction at its best."
Dream Shaper (2015)
(Dream Chronicle, book 2)
J A Ferguson
"A fantasy to delight fans of quests and romances alike."

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