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Nancy Springer


USA (1948 - )

**Nancy Springer** has published forty novels for adults, young adults and children. In a career beginning shortly after she graduated from Gettysburg College in 1970, Springer wrote for ten years in the imaginary realms of mythological fantasy, then ventured on contemporary fantasy, magical realism, and women’s fiction before turning her attention to children’s literature. Her novels and stories for middle-grade and young adults range from contemporary realism, mystery/crime, and fantasy to her critically acclaimed novels based on the Arthurian mythos, I AM MORDRED: A TALE OF CAMELOT and I AM MORGAN LE FAY. Springer’s children’s books have won her two Edgar Allan Poe awards, a Carolyn W. Field award, various Children’s Choice honors and numerous ALA Best Book listings. Her most recent series include the Tales of Rowan Hood, featuring Robin Hood
 
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Short stories
The Way Your Life Is
Amends, A Tale of the Sun Kings (1983)
The Boy Who Plaited Manes (1986)Hugo (nominee)
Nebula Awards (nominee)
World Fantasy (nominee)
In Carnation (1990)
Snickerdoodles (1990)
To Be a Hero (1991)
Whoops! (1995)
Concrete Example (1996)
Elvis Lives (1997)
Hexefus (1997)
The Time of Her Lif (1998)
Gilly the Goose Girl (1999)
Dreamfisher (2000)
Know Your True Enemy (2000)
Martial (2000)


Awards
Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature Best Book nominee (1982) : The Sable Moon
Hugo Best Short Story nominee (1987) : The Boy Who Plaited Manes
Nebula Awards Best Short Story nominee (1987) : The Boy Who Plaited Manes
World Fantasy Best Short Story nominee (1987) : The Boy Who Plaited Manes
James Tiptree, Jr. Award Best Book winner (1994) : Larque on the Wing
Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature Best Book nominee (1997) : Fair Peril
Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature Best Children/Young Adult Fiction nominee (2008) : Dusssie


Nancy Springer recommends
My Abnormal Life
My Abnormal Life (2005)
(My......)
Lee McClain
"Witty, dramatic, well-paced, a page-turner."



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