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Dave Smeds

USA flag (b.1955)

aka Reed Manning

Dave Smeds is a Nebula Award finalist and author of novels such as The Sorcery Within (published by Scorpius in October 2001) and The Schemes of Dragons (upcoming from Scorpius in Winter 2001/02), and X-Men: Law of the Jungle. His short fiction has appeared in magazines, including Asimov's Science Fiction, Realms of Fantasy, and The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, and anthologies, including In the Field of Fire, Full Spectrum IV, Peter S. Beagle's Immortal Unicorn, and the erotic fantasy anthology Sirens and Other Demon Lovers. His writing has been translated into more that a dozen languages. Dave holds a black belt in goju-ryu Karate, and when he's not writing he can often be found teaching martial arts. He is currently at work on a film project with Marvel Comics founder Stan Lee, due to begin filming this year.

Genres: Science Fiction
New and upcoming books
   Goats (1987)
   Sinking Ship (1987)
   Piper in the Night (2002)
   Futures Near and Far (2014)
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   Earthly Pleasures (1996) (as by Reed Manning)
   Embracing the Starlight (2002)
   Raiding the Hoard of Enchantment (2012)
Series contributed to
   The Law of the Jungle (1998) (as by Reed Manning)
Non fiction show
Books containing stories by Dave Smeds
Sword and Sorceress 34 (2019)
(Sword And Sorceress, book 34)
edited by
Elisabeth Waters
Lace and Blade 5 (2019)
(Lace and Blade, book 5)
edited by
Deborah J Ross

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Award nominations
1996 Nebula Award for Best Short Story (nominee) : Short Timer
1986 Locus Award for Best First Novel (nominee) : The Sorcery Within

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