Catherine Fisher's picture
18 followers

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
 
Series
thumbthumbthumbthumb
 
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)
thumbthumbthumbthumb
 
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
thumbthumbthumb
 
thumbthumb
 
thumb
 
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)
thumbthumbthumbthumb
 
thumbthumb
 
thumbthumbthumb
 
Novels
thumbthumbthumbthumb
thumbthumbthumbthumb
thumbthumbthumb
 
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)
thumbthumbthumbthumb
thumbthumb
 
Picture Books
thumb
 
Novellas
thumbthumbthumbthumb
thumb
 
Awards
Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature Best Children/Young Adult Fiction nominee (2011) : Incarceron and Sapphique
Blue Peter Book Award Best Book nominee (2019) : The Clockwork Crow