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Ada Palmer


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Ada Palmer is an author of science fiction and fantasy, a historian, and a composer. 

She teaches in the History Department at the University of Chicago, and did her Ph.D. at Harvard University. She composes close harmony folk music with mythological, science fiction and fantasy themes, and performs with the a cappella group Sassafrass.

 She also studies the history of manga anime, especially the "God of Manga" Osamu Tezuka.
 
Awards
Hugo Best Book nominee (2017) : Too Like the Lightning
John W. Campbell Best Book winner (2017) : Too Like the Lightning