Genevieve Valentine

Genevieve Valentine (born 1981) is an American science fiction and fantasy writer. Her first novel, Mechanique: A tale of the Circus Tresaulti, won the Crawford Award[2] for a first fantasy novel, and was shortlisted for the Nebula.[3]

Genevieve Valentine
Valentine at WonderCon 2017
Valentine at WonderCon 2017
OccupationNovelist, Comic book writer, Critic
GenreFantasy, steampunk

Genevieve Valentine is currently writing The Persona Series for Saga Press (edited by Navah Wolfe), a science fiction thriller series which so far includes the novels Persona (2015) and Icon (2016).[4]

From 2014 until 2015, Valentine scripted a new series for DC Comics featuring Catwoman, working with artists Garry Brown and David Messina.[5] Afterwards, she worked on Batman and Robin Eternal as scripter.[6]


Title Year Format ISBN Notes
Mechanique: A Tale of the Circus Tresaulti 2011 Novel ISBN 1607012537 Winner of the Crawford Award, shortlisted for Nebula
Terrain 2013 Short story
The Insects of Love 2014 Short story
Dream Houses 2014 Novella
The Girls at the Kingfisher Club 2014 Novel ISBN 1476739080
Persona 2015 Novel ISBN 1481425129
Catwoman 2014-2015 Comic
Batman & Robin Eternal 2015- Comic Scripter
Icon 2016 Novel ISBN 9781481425155
Xena: Warrior Princess 2016- Comic upcoming


  1. ^ "Genevieve Valentine: Behind the Curtain". Locus Online. 2012-06-03. Retrieved 2013-04-29.
  2. ^ "2012 Crawford Award Announced". Locus Online. 2013-01-24. Retrieved 2013-06-08.
  3. ^ "2011 Nebula Awards Nominees Announced". SFWA. 2012-02-20. Retrieved 2013-04-29.
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  5. ^ Bricken, Rob (2014-07-08). "First Details On DC's Klarion The Witch Boy Comic And All-New Catwoman". io9.
  6. ^ "Genevieve Valentine DC Comics". DC Comics. Retrieved 29 March 2016.
Preceded by
Ann Nocenti
Catwoman writer
Succeeded by
Frank Tieri