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Naomi Mitchison

(Naomi Margaret Mitchison)
Scotland (1897 - 1998)

Writer of Novels, Short Stories, Children's fiction, Plays, Screenplays, History, Children's non-fiction, Poetry. Born 1897, Scotland. An author whose works span seven decades, Naomi Mitchison originally wanted to be a scientist. An incomplete education made her turn to writing. Served as a volunteer nurseduring WW I. She helped establish the first birth control clinics in London,and became involved in political action with the counter-revolution in Austria in 1934 and with sharecroppers in Arkansas in 1935.
 
Novels
The ConqueredCloud Cuckoo LandThe Laburnum BranchThe Fairy who Couldn't Tell a Lie
Black SpartaThe HostagesBoys and Girls and GodsThe Corn King and the Spring Queen
The Delicate FireWe have Been WarnedThe Bull CalvesThe Big House
Travel LightThe Land the Ravens FoundTo the Chapel PerilousBehold your King
Memoirs of a SpacewomanKetse and the ChiefThe Big SurpriseDon't Look Back
Family at DitlabengFar HarbourGraeme and the DragonSun and Moon
Cleopatra's PeopleDanish TeapotSunrise Tomorrow: A Story of BotswanaSolution Three
Snake!The Two MagiciansThe Vegetable WarNot by Bread Alone
Images of AfricaEarly in OrcadiaThe Blood of the MartyrsSea-green Ribbons
The Dark Twin
 
Collections
When the Bough Breaks: And Other StoriesBeyond This Limit: Selected Shorter Fiction of Naomi MitchisonWhat Do You Think Yourself: and Other Scottish Short Stories
 

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