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Kristine Kathryn Rusch (born June 4, 1960[1]) is an American writer and editor. She writes under various pseudonyms in multiple genres, including science fiction, fantasy, mystery, romance, and mainstream.

Rusch won the Hugo Award for Best Novelette in 2001 for her story "Millennium Babies" and the 2003 Endeavour Award for The Disappeared 2002. Her story "Recovering Apollo 8" won the Sidewise Award for Alternate History (short form) in 2008. Her novel The Enemy Within won the Sidewise (long form) in 2015.[2] She is married to fellow writer Dean Wesley Smith; they have collaborated on several works.

She edited The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction for six years, from mid-1991 through mid-1997, winning one Hugo Award as Best Professional Editor. Rusch and Smith operated Pulphouse Publishing for many years and edited the original (hardback) incarnation of Pulphouse Magazine; they won a World Fantasy Award in 1989.

Contents

BibliographyEdit

The Diving UniverseEdit

Novels:

  • Diving into the Wreck, Pyr Books, 2009
  • City of Ruins, Pyr Books, 2011
  • Boneyards, Pyr Books, January 2012
  • Skirmishes, WMG Publishing, September 2013
  • "The Falls", WMG Publishing 2016
  • "The Runabout", Asimov's cover story April/May 2017, WMG Publishing 2017

Novellas:

  • Diving into The Wreck, Asimov’s cover story, December 2005
  • Room of Lost Souls, Asimov’s cover story, April/May 2008
  • The Spires of Denon, Asimov’s cover story, April/May 2009
  • Becoming One With The Ghosts, Asimov’s, October/November 2010
  • Becalmed, Asimov’s, April/May 2011
  • Stealth, Asimov’s, October/November 2011
  • Strangers at the Room of Lost Souls, WMG Publishing, 2013
  • "The Application of Hope", Asimov's cover story August 2013

The Fey UniverseEdit

The FeyEdit

Black ThroneEdit

Retrieval ArtistEdit

  • Vol. 1: The Disappeared, 2002
  • Vol. 2: Extremes, 2003
  • Vol. 3: Consequences, 2004
  • Vol. 4: Buried Deep, 2005
  • Vol. 5: Paloma, 2006
  • Vol. 6: Recovery Man, 2007
  • Vol. 7: Duplicate Effort, 2009
  • Vol. 8: Anniversary Day: Anniversary Day Saga, Book 1, 2011
  • Vol. 9: Blowback: Anniversary Day Saga, Book 2, 2012
  • Vol. 10: A Murder of Clones: Anniversary Day Saga, Book 3, 2015
  • Vol. 11: Search & Recovery: Anniversary Day Saga, Book 4, 2015
  • Vol. 12: The Peyti Crisis: Anniversary Day Saga, Book 5, 2015 [3]
  • Vol. 13: Vigilantes: Anniversary Day Saga, Book 6 , 2015 [4]
  • Vol. 14: Starbase Human: Anniversary Day Saga, Book 7, 2015
  • Vol. 15: Masterminds: Anniversary Day Saga, Book 8, 2015

Star WarsEdit

  • The New Rebellion, 1996

Stand-alone novelsEdit

  • The Gallery of His Dreams, 1991
  • The White Mists of Power, 1991
  • Heart Readers, 1993
  • Façade, 1993
  • Traitors, 1993
  • Alien Influences, 1994
  • Sins of the Blood, 1994
  • The Devil's Churn, 1996
  • Fantasy Life, 2003

Short fictionEdit

Collections
  • Stained Black, 1992
  • Stories for an Enchanted Afternoon, 2001
  • Little Miracles and Other Tales, 2001
  • The Retrieval Artist and Other Stories, 2002
Stories[5]
Title Year First published Reprinted/collected Notes
Skylight 2013 Rusch, Kristine Kathryn (Jun 2013). "Skylight". Asimov's Science Fiction. 37 (6): 32–45.  Novelette
  • Rusch, Kristine Kathryn (June 1995). "Spirit Guides". F&SF. 88 (6). 
  • Rusch, Kristine Kathryn (May 1998). "The Questing Mind". F&SF. 94 (5). 
  • Rusch, Kristine Kathryn (March 1999). "The Women of Whale Rick". F&SF. 96 (3). 
  • Rusch, Kristine Kathryn (January–February 2007). "The Taste of Miracles". Analog. 127 (1&2). 
  • Rusch, Kristine Kathryn (January–February 2009). "The Recovery Man's bargain". Analog. 129 (1&2): 134–178. 
  • Rusch, Kristine Kathryn (January–February 2010). "The Possession of Paavo Deshin". Analog. 130 (1&2): 150–179. 
  • Rusch, Kristine Kathryn (December 2010). "Watching the Music Dance". Engineering Infinity: 33–52. [6][7][8]
  • Rusch, Kristine Kathryn (Jul–Aug 2011). "Coordinated Attacks". Analog. 131 (7&8): 10–49. 
  • Rusch, Kristine Kathryn (Dec 2011). "The Impossibles". Analog. 131 (12): 68–85. 
  • Rusch, Kristine Kathryn (Mar 2013). "Uncertainty". Asimov's Science Fiction. 37 (3): 10–34.  Novelette.

Non-fictionEdit

Pseudonymous workEdit

Works as Kris RuschEdit

Kristine Kathryn Rusch has written one mainstream novel as “Kris Rusch”.

  • Hitler's Angel, 1998

Works as Kris NelscottEdit

Kristine Kathryn Rusch writes mystery novels, using the pen-name “Kris Nelscott”.

Smokey DaltonEdit
  • Vol. 1: A Dangerous Road, 2000
  • Vol. 2: Smoke-Filled Rooms, 2001
  • Vol. 3: Thin Walls, 2002
  • Vol. 4: Stone Cribs, 2004
  • Vol. 5: War at Home, 2005
  • Vol. 6: Days of Rage, 2006
  • Vol. 7: Street Justice, 2015

Works as Kristine GraysonEdit

Kristine Kathryn Rusch writes romances, under the name “Kristine Grayson”.

  • Utterly Charming, 2000
  • Thoroughly Kissed, 2001
  • Completely Smitten, 2002
  • Simply Irresistible, 2003
  • Absolutely Captivated, 2004
  • Totally Spellbound, 2005
  • Wickedly Charming, 2011

Works as Sandy SchofieldEdit

Kristine Kathryn Rusch and Dean Wesley Smith use the common pseudonym “Sandy Schofield” for a part of their collaborative works.

  • Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: The Big Game, 1993
  • Star Trek: Voyager: The Escape, 1995
  • Aliens: Rogue, 1995
  • Quantum Leap: The Loch Ness Leap, 1997
  • Predator: Big Game, 1999

Works as Kathryn WesleyEdit

Kristine Kathryn Rusch and Dean Wesley Smith use the common pseudonym “Kathryn Wesley” for a part of their collaborative works.

  • The 10th Kingdom, 2000
  • Aladdin, 2000
  • The Monkey King, 2001
  • Salem Witch Trials, 2003

Collaborations with Kevin J. AndersonEdit

AfterimageEdit

  • Vol. 1: Afterimage, 1992
  • Vol. 1-2: Afterimage/Aftershock, 1998

Collaborations with Jerry OltionEdit

Short fictionEdit

  • Kristine Kathryn Rusch; Jerry Oltion (Oct–Nov 1997). "Deus X". F&SF. 93 (4&5). 

Collaborations with Dean Wesley SmithEdit

The Tenth PlanetEdit

  • Vol. 1: The Tenth Planet, 1999
  • Vol. 2: The Tenth Planet: Oblivion, 2000
  • Vol. 3: The Tenth Planet: Final Assault, 2000

RoswellEdit

  • No Good Deed, 2001
  • Little Green Men, 2002

Star TrekEdit

ClassicEdit
  • The Rings of Tautee, 1996
  • Treaty's Law, 1997
  • New Earth 5: Thin Air, 2000
The Next GenerationEdit
  • Klingon!, 1996
  • The Soldiers of Fear, 1996
  • Vectors: Double Helix #2, 1999
VoyagerEdit
Deep Space NineEdit
  • The Mist: The Captain's Table #3, 1998
  • The Long Night, 1996
EnterpriseEdit
  • By the Book, 2002

X-MenEdit

  • X-Men, 2000

ArticleEdit

  • "It Is Just Good Business," L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future Volume VII, pp. 322–329. Bridge Publications: Los Angeles. 1991.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.fantascienza.com/catalogo/A0722.htm#4594
  2. ^ "Sidewise: Past Winners and Finalists". 
  3. ^ "Retrieval Artist Update #3". Kristine Kathryn Rusch. 
  4. ^ "Retrieval Artist Update #5". Kristine Kathryn Rusch. 
  5. ^ Short stories unless otherwise noted.
  6. ^ Tilton, Lois (December 7, 2010). "Lois Tilton reviews Short Fiction, early December". Locus. Retrieved January 6, 2015. 
  7. ^ Seel, Nigel (April 11, 2011). "Book Review: Engineering Infinity (ed) Jonathan Strahan". ScienceFiction.com. Retrieved January 6, 2015. 
  8. ^ Waters, Robert E. (March 8, 2011). "Engineering Infinity, edited by Jonathan Strahan". Tangent. Retrieved January 6, 2015. 
  • John Hickman. "Implacable Justice: Arguing Politics and Theories of Law via the Encounter with Powerful Alien Species." Extrapolation. (September 2007) 48(2): 302-313.

Further readingEdit

  • Richard A. Lovett (Jan–Feb 2010). "Kristine Kathryn Rusch [Biolog]". Analog. Vol. 130 no. 1&2. p. 149. 
  • "Rusch, Kristine Kathyrn," The Encyclopedia or Science Fiction, edtied by John Clute and Peter Nicholls, p. 1034.

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