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Esther Friesner


(Esther Mona Friesner-Stutzman)
USA flag (b.1951)

Esther M Friesner was educated at Vassar College, where she completed B.A.s in both Spanish and Drama. She went to on to Yale University, where within five years she was awarded an M.A. and Ph.D. in Spanish. She taught Spanish at Yale for a number of years before going on to become a full-time author of fantasy and science fiction.
She lives in Connecticut with her husband, two children, two rambunctious cats, and a fluctuating population of hamsters.
 

Genres: Fantasy, Young Adult Fantasy, Urban Fantasy, Science Fiction, Mystery, Young Adult Fiction
 
Series
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New York
   1. New York by Knight (1986)
   2. Elf Defense (1988)
   3. Sphynxes Wild (1989)
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Demon
   1. Here Be Demons (1988)
   2. Demon Blues (1989)
   3. Hooray for Hellywood (1990)
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Tim Desmond
   1. Gnome Man's Land (1991)
   2. Harpy High (1991)
   3. Unicorn U (1992)
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Majyk
   1. Majyk by Accident (1993)
   2. Majyk by Hook or Crook (1994)
   3. Majyk by Design (1994)
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Novels
   Harlot's Ruse (1986)
   The Silver Mountain (1986)
   Druid's Blood (1988)
   It's Been Fun (1991)
   Yesterday We Saw Mermaids (1992)
   Split Heirs (1993) (with Lawrence Watt-Evans)
   The Sherwood Game (1994)
   The Psalms of Herod (1995)
   Child of the Eagle (1996)
   The Sword of Mary (1996)
   E.Godz (2003) (with Robert Asprin)
   Temping Fate (2006)
   Threads and Flames (2010)
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Collections
   Up the Wall (1999)
   Death and the Librarian (2002)
   Bit Players (2005) (with Jay Caselberg)
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Novellas and Short Stories
   Dragonet (2022)
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Short Stories
   Ecce Hominid (1991)
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Anthologies edited
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Series contributed to
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Chicks in Chainmail
   1. Chicks in Chainmail (1995)
   2. Did You Say Chicks?! (1995)
   3. Chicks 'n Chained Males (1999)
   4. The Chick Is in the Mail (2000)
   5. Turn the Other Chick (2004)
   6. Chicks Ahoy (2010)
   7. Chicks and Balances (2015) (with John Helfers)
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Black Cat Weekly
   17. Black Cat Weekly #17 (2021) (with others)
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Esther Friesner recommends
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The Middling Affliction (2022)
(Conradverse Chronicles, book 1)
Alex Shvartsman
"Shvartsman delivers real magic action and surprise twists...You're going to want more."

Anthologies containing stories by Esther Friesner
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Unidentified Funny Objects 9 (2022)
(Unidentified Funny Objects, book 9)
edited by
Alex Shvartsman

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