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Peg Kerr


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Peg Kerr was born in a Chicago suburb, moved to Minnesota to attend St. Olaf College, and has stayed in Minnesota ever since.

With $50.00 from her first paycheck, she registered for a science fiction and fantasy writing class. There, she met her husband and wrote the first story she ever sold. In hindsight, this is all quite pleasant consolation for the fact that she was fired from her job the day the class started.

She attended the Clarion Writers Workshop in 1988 and has an M.A. in English Literature, specializing in speculative fiction. Her fiction has appeared in various science fiction and fantasy magazines and anthologies. Emerald House Rising is her first novel. The Wild Swans, a stand-alone fantasy based on the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale, is her second. Both novels were published by Warner Books.

Peg Kerr presently lives in Minneapolis with her husband and two daughters. She has earned her black belt in karate.
 
Anthologies containing stories by Peg Kerr
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Short stories
Lethe (1991)


Awards
Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature Best Book nominee (2000) : The Wild Swans