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Lisa Tuttle


USA flag (b.1952)
Wife of Colin Murray

aka Maria Palmer

Lisa Tuttle was born and raised in Houston, Texas, where she began writing as a child. She made her first short story sales while a student at Syracuse University in New York, and won the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer in 1974. She has worked as a journalist in both America and Britain, and has reviewed science fiction and fantasy for The Times. In 1990 she moved to the Scottish Highlands, where she lives with her husband, also a novelist, and her daughter.
 

Genres: Science Fiction, Historical Mystery, Horror
 
Series
Horrorscopes
   10. Virgo (1995)
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Novels
   Windhaven (1981) (with George R R Martin)
   Familiar Spirit (1983)
   Catwitch (1983) (with Una Woodruff)
   Angela's Rainbow (1983) (with Michael Johnson)
   Gabriel (1987)
   Lost Futures (1992)
   Panther in Argyll (1996)
   The Pillow Friend (1996)
   Love On-line (1998)
   Mad House (1998)
   The Mysteries (2005)
   The Silver Bough (2006)
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Collections
   A Nest of Nightmares (1986)
   A Spaceship Built of Stone (1987)
   Memories of the Body (1990)
   My Pathology (2001)
   Ghosts and Other Lovers (2002)
   Songs of Love and Darkness (2012) (with others)
   Obsidian (2016) (with others)
   The Lisa Tuttle Collection (2018)
   We All Hear Stories in the Dark (2020) (with others)
   The Dead Hours of Night (2021)
   Riding the Nightmare (2023)
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Novellas and Short Stories
   My Death (2004)
   The Extra Hour (2012)
   Treading the Maze (2012)
   The Walled Garden (2012)
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Anthologies edited
   Skin of the Soul (1990)
   Crossing the Border (1998)
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Non fiction show
 
Lisa Tuttle recommends
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The Burn Street Haunting (2023)
Richard Gadz
"Gadz brings the squalor of Victorian London to life...The fast-moving story maintains a good balance between the outright horror of gleefully gruesome scenes and the increasingly sympathetic character of the 'monstrous' Maria, as she learns what it means to be human."
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Witch Bottle (2020)
Tom Fletcher
"Fletcher has a most distinctive voice, and convinces me that there may be some truth at last in those rumours about a renaissance in British supernatural fiction."
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The Golden Key (2020)
Marian Womack
"A fascinating, unsettling tale that shifts, mutates and changes meaning much like the eerie ruined house in the fens at the centre of this weird and brilliant debut novel."

Books containing stories by Lisa Tuttle
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The Last Dangerous Visions (2024)
(Dangerous Visions, book 3)
edited by
Harlan Ellison
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A Darker Shade (2024)
New Stories of Body Horror from Women Writers
edited by
Joyce Carol Oates

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Awards
1981 Nebula Award for Best Short Story : The Bone Flute
1974 Astounding Award for Best New Writer

Award nominations
1996 British Fantasy Award for Best Novel (nominee) : The Pillow Friend
1993 Arthur C. Clarke Award (nominee) : Lost Futures
1982 Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel (nominee) : Windhaven
1981 Hugo Award for Best Novella (nominee) : One-Wing
1976 Nebula Award for Best Short Story (nominee) : Stone Circle
1976 Hugo Award for Best Novella (nominee) : The Storms of Windhaven
1975 Nebula Award for Best Novella (nominee) : The Storms of Windhaven


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