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Charlie Jane Anders

Charlie Jane Anders is an American author and blogger. Her science-fiction stories have been published by, Strange Horizons and Flurb, among others.

Her 2011 novelette Six Months, Three Days won the 2012 Hugo and was nominated for the Nebula and Theodore Sturgeon Awards. Her YA novel Choir Boy won a Lambda Literary Award in 2005 and was a finalist for the Edmund White Award. Shes also the co-editor of Shes Such A Geek: Women Write About Science, Technology And Other Nerdy Stuff.

She published the indy mag other magazine and organizes the award-winning Writers With Drinks reading series.

Her writing has appeared in, Pindeldyboz,, the Wall Street Journal, Publishers Weekly, San Francisco Chronicle, Paraspheres: New Wave Fabulist Fiction, Strange Horizons, ZYZZYVA, Space & Time, and other publications.

She lives in the San Francisco Bay area, where she is the managing editor of the science fiction website io9. Her partner Annalee Newitz is the editor-in-chief of io9.

She self-identifies as a trans woman and genderqueer and co-organized the Cross-Gender Caravan, a national transgender and genderqueer author tour.

Genres: Science Fiction, Young Adult Fantasy, Mystery, Fantasy
   Six Months, Three Days, Five Others (2017)
   Future Tense (2019) (with others)
   Even Greater Mistakes (2021)
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Novellas and Short Stories
Non fiction
   She's Such a Geek (2006) (with Annalee Newitz)
Charlie Jane Anders recommends
The Mimicking of Known Successes (2023)
(Investigations of Mossa and Pleiti, book 1)
Malka Older
"Every once in a while, a book comes along that is both a comfort read and a rousing, fist-pumping adventure, and The Mimicking of Known Successes absolutely is both of those things. An utter triumph."
The Dog of the North (2023)
Elizabeth McKenzie
"Elizabeth McKenzie has a unique gift for turning the messiness of families and their unfinished business into poignant comedy. You will fall in love with this extended clan of misfits, even after they break your heart."
The Bruising of Qilwa (2022)
Naseem Jamnia
"I loved this gorgeous book about blood magic, chosen family and refugees in a hostile city. Naseem Jamnia has created a rich, complex world."

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Anthologies containing stories by Charlie Jane Anders
Multiverses (2023)
An Anthology of Alternate Realities
edited by
Preston Grassmann
The Long List Anthology Volume 7 (2022)
(Long List Anthology, book 7)
edited by
David Steffen
The Year's Best Science Fiction Vol. 2 (2021)
(Year's Best Science Fiction )
edited by
Jonathan Strahan

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