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Delia Sherman


Japan (1951 - )

Delia Sherman is the author of two middle grade novels, Changeling (selected for the Sunshine State Young Reader's Award Program) and The Magic Mirror of the Mermaid Queen. Her short stories for younger readers have appeared in numerous anthologies including The Faery Reel, Firebirds, Troll's Eye View, and A Wolf at the Door. She is also the author of a number of novels for adults. Delia lives in New York, New York, and is available to give readings, school and library visits, and teach workshops.
 
Series
Swords of Riverside (with Ellen Kushner)
3. The Fall of the Kings (2002)
Swords of Riverside (omnibus) (2006)
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Series contributed to
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Whitehall Season One
1. Embarkations (2016) (with Liz Duffy Adams)
5. The Rules of the Game (2016) (with Liz Duffy Adams)
10. Our Hope Alone (2016) (with Liz Duffy Adams)
13. Safe Harbor (2016) (with Liz Duffy Adams)
Whitehall: Season One Volume One (omnibus) (2016) (with Liz Duffy Adams, Mary Robinette Kowal, Madeleine E Robins, Barbara Samuel and Sarah Smith)
Whitehall: Season One Volume Two (omnibus) (2016) (with Liz Duffy Adams, Mary Robinette Kowal, Madeleine E Robins, Barbara Samuel and Sarah Smith)
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Tremontaine Season 3
2. The Siege of Riverside (2017) (with Liz Duffy Adams, Joel Derfner, Tessa Gratton, Karen Lord and Paul Witcover)
3. The Bridge (2017) (with Liz Duffy Adams, Joel Derfner, Karen Lord, Racheline Maltese and Paul Witcover)
4. Night of the Flames (2017) (with Liz Duffy Adams, Joel Derfner, Ellen Kushner, Racheline Maltese and Paul Witcover)
5. Every Face a Forgery (2017) (with Liz Duffy Adams, Tessa Gratton, Ellen Kushner, Racheline Maltese and Paul Witcover)
6. My Life for Your Life (2017) (with Liz Duffy Adams, Joel Derfner, Tessa Gratton, Karen Lord and Paul Witcover)
7. Into the Woods (2017) (with Liz Duffy Adams, Tessa Gratton, Ellen Kushner, Karen Lord and Racheline Maltese)
8. Behind the Mask (2017) (with Liz Duffy Adams, Joel Derfner, Ellen Kushner, Racheline Maltese and Paul Witcover)
9. Sword and Spirt (2017) (with Liz Duffy Adams, Joel Derfner, Karen Lord, Racheline Maltese and Paul Witcover)
10. A Blur of Bright Water (2017) (with Liz Duffy Adams, Joel Derfner, Tessa Gratton, Karen Lord and Paul Witcover)
11. Dragon Rampant (2017) (with Liz Duffy Adams, Joel Derfner, Karen Lord, Racheline Maltese and Paul Witcover)
12. Surrounded (2018) (with Liz Duffy Adams, Joel Derfner, Ellen Kushner, Racheline Maltese and Paul Witcover)
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Anthologies edited
The Horns of Elfland (1997) (with Donald G Keller and Ellen Kushner)
Interfictions (2007) (with Theadora Goss)
Interfictions 2 (2009) (with Christopher Barzak)
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Anthologies containing stories by Delia Sherman
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Short stories
The Maid on the Shore (1987)
Miss Carstairs and the Merman (1989)
Nanny Peters and the Feathery Bride (1990)
Blood Kin (1991)
The Printer's Daughter (1995)
Snow White to the Prince (1995)
The Witch's Heart (1996)
The Fall of the Kings [short story] (1997) (with Ellen Kushner)World Fantasy (nominee)
Sacred Harp (1997)
The Faerie Cony-catcher (1998)
Socks (1998)
Carabosse (1999)
The Parwat Ruby (1999)
The Crone (2000)
The Months of Manhattan (2000)


Awards
John W. Campbell Best Book nominee (1989) : Through a Brazen Mirror
Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature Best Book winner (1994) : The Porcelain Dove
World Fantasy Best Novella nominee (1998) : The Fall of the Kings [short story]
Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature Best Book winner (2003) : The Fall of the Kings
Andre Norton Award Best Book winner (2012) : The Freedom Maze
Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature Best Children/Young Adult Fiction winner (2012) : The Freedom Maze
Prometheus Award Best Book winner (2012) : The Freedom Maze
Andre Norton Award Best Book nominee (2017) : The Evil Wizard Smallbone
Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature Best Children/Young Adult Fiction nominee (2017) : The Evil Wizard Smallbone


Delia Sherman recommends
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The Ghost Dragon's Daughter (2015)
Beth Bernobich
"the characters are rich, the world building deft...a joy to read."
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Dragonfly (2017)
(Amberlight, book 4)
Sylvia Kelso
"Sylvia Kelso is a master of world-building, beautiful prose, and sheer romance."

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