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1033. Cherie Priest

Cherie Priest is the author of a dozen novels, including the steampunk pulp adventures Inexplicables, Ganymede, Dreadnought, Clementine, and Boneshaker. Boneshaker was nominated for both the Hugo Award and the Nebula Award; it was a PNBA Award winner, and winner of the Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel.

Cherie also wrote Bloodshot and Hellbent from Bantam Spectra; Fathom and the Eden Moore series from Tor; and three novellas published by Subterranean Press. In addition to all of the above, her first foray into George R. R. Martin's superhero universe, Fort Freak (for which she wrote the interstitial mystery), debuted in the summer of 2011.

Cherie's short stories and nonfiction articles have appeared in such fine publications as Weird Tales, Publishers Weekly, and numerous anthologies.

Born in 1975, Cherie has a B.A. in English from Southern Adventist University, and an M.A. in Rhetoric (composition/critical theory) from the University of Tennessee. Married in 2006, she and her husband have returned to Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA, after several years in Seattle, Washington, USA.

External Links
Interview - Geeks Guide to the Galaxy
Interview - Clarkesworld Magazine
Interview - Times Free Press

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1034. Boneshaker
1035. Clementine
1036. Dreadnought
1037. Ganymede
1038. Inexplicables
2278. Fiddlehead
2273. Vintage Tomorrows
2279. Tor

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