Mary Robinette Kowal

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General Information

Name: Mary Robinette Kowal

Pen Name: None

Genres: Fiction





Email: You can contact the author via the "Contact" page on her website.

Illinois Connection

Kowal lives in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Mary Robinette Kowal is the author of The Glamourist Histories series of fantasy novels. She has received the Campbell Award for Best New Writer, three Hugo awards, and the RT Reviews award for Best Fantasy Novel. Her work has been a finalist for the Hugo, Nebula, and Locus awards. Stories have appeared in Strange Horizons, Asimov’s, and several Year’s Best anthologies as well as in her collection Scenting the Dark and Other Stories from Subterranean.

Mary, a professional puppeteer and voice actor, has performed for LazyTown (CBS), the Center for Puppetry Arts, Jim Henson Pictures and founded Other Hand Productions. Her designs have garnered two UNIMA-USA Citations of Excellence, the highest award an American puppeteer can achieve. She also records fiction for authors such as Kage Baker, Cory Doctorow and John Scalzi.

Published Works

Shades of Milk and Honey, Tor, 2010

Glamour in Glass, Tor, 2012

Without a Summer , Tor, 2014

Valour and Vanity , Tor, 2014

Of Noble Family, Tor, 2015

Ghost Talkers, Tor, 2016

Titles at Your Library

Shades of Milk and Honey (Glamourist Histories)

ISBN: 0765325608
Release Date: 2011-06-07

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Valour and Vanity (Glamourist Histories)

ISBN: 0765334186
Release Date: 2015-03-31

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Of Noble Family (Glamourist Histories)

ISBN: 0765378361
Release Date: 2015-04-28

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Ghost Talkers

ISBN: 0765378256
Release Date: 2016-08-16

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Literary Awards

John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer, 2008

For Want of a Nail

  • Hugo Award, 2011

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

You can contact the author via the "Contact" page on her website or by writing her at:

Mary Robinette Kowal

P.O. Box 221298

Chicago, IL 60622

External Links

Mary Robinette Kowal on WorldCat


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