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Catherine Fisher


UK flag (b.1957)

Catherine Fisher was born in Newport, Wales. She graduated from the University of Wales with a degree in English and a fascination for myth and history. She has worked in education and archaeology and as a lecturer in creative writing at the University of Glamorgan. She is a Fellow of the Welsh Academy.

Catherine is an acclaimed poet and novelist, regularly lecturing and giving readings to groups of all ages. She leads sessions for teachers and librarians and is an experienced broadcaster and adjudicator. She lives in Newport, Gwent.

Catherine has won many awards and much critical acclaim for her work. Her poetry has appeared in leading periodicals and anthologies and her volume Immrama won the WAC Young Writers’ Prize. She won the Cardiff International Poetry Competition in 1990.
 

Genres: Young Adult Fantasy, Children's Fiction
 
New and upcoming books
Series
Snow-Walker
   1. The Snow-Walker's Son (1993)
   2. The Empty Hand (1995)
   3. The Soul Thieves (1996)
   4. Belin's Hill (1997)
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Book of the Crow
   1. The Relic Master (1998)

     aka The Dark City

   2. The Interrex (1999)

     aka The Lost Heiress

   3. Flain's Coronet (2000)

     aka The Hidden Coronet

   4. The Margrave (2001)
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Oracle
   1. The Oracle (2003)
     aka The Oracle Betrayed
   2. The Archon (2004)
     aka The Sphere of Secrets
   3. The Scarab (2005)
     aka Day of the Scarab
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Incarceron
   1. Incarceron (2007)
   2. Sapphique (2008)
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Chronoptika Quartet
   1. The Obsidian Mirror (2012)
   2. The Box of Red Brocade (2013)

     aka The Slanted Worlds

   3. The Door in the Moon (2015)
   4. The Speed of Darkness (2016)
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Clockwork Crow
   1. The Clockwork Crow (2018)
   2. The Velvet Fox (2019)
   3. The Midnight Swan (2020)
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Novels
   The Conjuror's Game (1990)
   Fintan's Tower (1991)
   Saint Tarvel's Bell (1992)
   The Candle Man (1994)
   The Lammas Field (1999)
   Darkwater Hall (2000)
     aka Darkwater
   Corbenic (2002)
   The Glass Tower (2004)
   Darkhenge (2005)
   Crown of Acorns (2010)
     aka Circle of Stones
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Collections
   Immrama (poems) (1988)
   The Hare (1994)
   The Unexplored Ocean (poems) (1995)
   Magical Mystery Stories (1999) (with Kevin Henkes and Nick Warburton)
   Altered States (poems) (1999)
   The Bramble King (poems) (2019)
   The Red Gloves (2021)
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Novellas and Short Stories
   The Pickpocket's Ghost (2008)
   The Magic Thief (2010)
   The Ghost Box (2011)
   At the World's End (2015)
   The Crystal Stair (2016)
   Culhwch and Olwen (2024)
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