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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
 
Series
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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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Island of the Mighty
1. The Cat with Iron Claws (2012)
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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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Awards
Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature Best Children/Young Adult Fiction nominee (2011) : Incarceron and Sapphique