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Naomi Kritzer is an American speculative fiction writer and blogger.[1][2] Her 2015 short story "Cat Pictures Please" was a Locus Award and Hugo Award winner[3] and was nominated for a Nebula Award.

Naomi Kritzer
BornNorth Carolina
OccupationNovelist
LanguageEnglish
GenreScience fiction, fantasy
Website
naomikritzer.com

BiographyEdit

Kritzer has lived in London and Nepal. As of 2016, she lives in Saint Paul, Minnesota, and blogs on local elections.[4]

CareerEdit

Since 1999 Kritzer has published a number of short stories and several novels, including two trilogies for Bantam Books, and her Seastead series of short stories for The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction. Her 2015 short story "Cat Pictures Please" published in Clarkesworld was a Locus Award and Hugo Award winner and was nominated for a Nebula Award.[5]

BibliographyEdit

NovelsEdit

Dead Rivers
  • Freedom's Gate (2004)
  • Freedom's Apprentice (2005)
  • Freedom's Sisters (2006)
Eliana's Song
  • Fires of the Faithful (2002)
  • Turning the Storm (2003)
  • Kin (2004)
Young Adult
  • Catfishing on CatNet (2019)

Short fictionEdit

Collections
  • Comrade Grandmother and Other Stories (2011)
  • Gift of the Winter King and Other Stories (2011)
  • Cat Pictures Please and Other Stories (2017)
Stories[6]
Title Year First published Reprinted/collected Notes
Faust's SASE 1999
Gift of the Winter King 2000
The Wall 2013 Kritzer, Naomi (Apr–May 2013). "The Wall". Asimov's Science Fiction. 37 (4&5): 97–107.
Artifice 2014 Kritzer, Naomi (Sep 2014). "Artifice". Analog Science Fiction and Fact. 134 (9): 48–54.
  • "The Price" (2000)
  • "Spirit Stone" (2000)
  • "The Golem" (2000)
  • "Comrade Grandmother" (2002)
  • "In the Witch's Garden" (2002)
  • "St. Ailbe's Hall" (2004) also appeared as:
  • "The Long Walk" (2005) with Lyda Morehouse
  • "Honest Man" (2007)
  • "When Shlemiel Went to the Stars" (2008)
  • "The Good Son" (2009)
  • "Isabella's Garden" (2011)
  • "What Happened at Blessing Creek" (2011)
  • "Scrap Dragon" (2012)
  • "Bits" (2013)
  • "Cat Pictures Please" (2015)
  • "Wind" (2015)
  • "Cleanout" (2015)
  • "So Much Cooking" (2015)
  • "Zombies in Winter" (2016)
  • "Waiting Out the End of the World in Patty’s Place Cafe" (2017)
  • "The Thing About Ghost Stories" (2018)

AwardsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Interview: Naomi Kritzer on "Cleanout"". SFSite. Retrieved 29 August 2016.
  2. ^ Amberdine, Laurel. "Author Spotlight: Naomi Kritzer". Lightspeed. Retrieved 29 August 2016.
  3. ^ Mumford, Tracy (Aug 24, 2016). "St. Paul author takes home the highest award in sci-fi". Minnesota Public Radio. Retrieved Aug 24, 2016.
  4. ^ "About". Will Tell Stories For Food (Blog). Retrieved 26 June 2016.
  5. ^ a b c d e f "Naomi Kritzer Awards". Science Fiction Awards Database. Retrieved 26 June 2016.
  6. ^ Short stories unless otherwise noted.

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