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Joan D. Vinge, 1948 - Joan Dennison Vinge was born April 2, 1948 in Baltimore, Maryland to Seymour W. Dennison, an engineer, and Carol Erwin, an executive secretary. Vinge attended San Kiego State University and received a B.A. in anthropology, with highest honors. She was married to author Vernor S. Vinge from 1972-1979. Vinge began writing professionally in 1973 and her first story, "Tin Soldier," appeared in Orbit 14 in 1974. Her story, "Eyes of Amber," won the 1977 Hugo Award for Best Science Fiction Novelette. Her novel "The Snow Queen" won the Hugo Award for Best Science Fiction Novel in 1981, "Psion" was named a Best Book for Young Adults by the American Library Association and "Return of the Jedi Storybook" was the #1 bestseller on the New York Times Book Review List for two months. (Bowker Author Biography) — biography from The Snow Queen… (more)
The Snow Queen 2,267 copies, 52 reviews
The Summer Queen 932 copies, 10 reviews
Catspaw 915 copies, 12 reviews
World's End (Author) 756 copies, 11 reviews
Psion 726 copies, 13 reviews
Dreamfall 602 copies, 9 reviews
Tangled Up In Blue 409 copies, 9 reviews
Eyes of Amber and Other Stories 270 copies, 3 reviews
Ladyhawke 246 copies, 3 reviews
Outcasts of Heaven Belt 237 copies, 11 reviews
Alien Blood (Psion / Catspaw) 185 copies, 1 review
Heaven Chronicles 180 copies, 2 reviews
Fireship {novella} 176 copies, 1 review
Phoenix in the Ashes 175 copies, 4 reviews
Return to Oz: A Novel 153 copies, 2 reviews
Dune Storybook 134 copies, 1 review
Lost In Space 127 copies
Cowboys & Aliens 125 copies, 7 reviews
47 Ronin 49 copies
Fireship / Mother And Child 45 copies, 1 review
Eyes Of Amber [short story] 9 copies, 1 review
Tin Soldier 7 copies, 2 reviews
The Peddler's Apprentice (Author) 6 copies
Psión 2 copies
Ladysmith 1 copy
The Left Hand of Darkness (Preface, some editions) 15,250 copies, 365 reviews
A Dragon-Lover's Treasury of the Fantastic (Contributor) 377 copies, 6 reviews
Imaginary Lands (Contributor) 348 copies, 4 reviews
Millennial Women (Contributor) 281 copies, 1 review
The Hugo Winners: Volume Four (1976-1979) (Contributor) 214 copies, 2 reviews
The 1976 Annual World's Best SF (Author) 204 copies, 2 reviews
The Best Science Fiction of the Year #8 (Contributor) 191 copies, 1 review
The 1978 Annual World's Best SF (Contributor, some editions) 190 copies
Dragons of Darkness (Contributor) 166 copies, 3 reviews
Moonsinger's Friends: In Honor of Andre Norton (Afterword, some editions) 141 copies, 1 review
Serve It Forth: Cooking with Anne McCaffrey (Contributor) 140 copies, 2 reviews
Basilisk (Contributor) 133 copies, 4 reviews
Dragons: The Greatest Stories (Contributor) 121 copies
Futures from Nature (Contributor) 113 copies, 5 reviews
Isaac Asimov's Space of Her Own (Contributor) 100 copies, 3 reviews
Skylife: Space Habitats in Story and Science (Contributor) 82 copies, 1 review
Space Mail II (Contributor) 63 copies
Isaac Asimov's Wonders of the World (Contributor) 50 copies
Riding the Torch / The Tin Soldier (Author) 40 copies, 1 review
Women of Vision : Essays by Women Writing Science Fiction (Contributor, some editions) 33 copies, 1 review
Analog Anthology #2: Readers' Choice (Contributor) 19 copies, 1 review
Orbit 16 (Contributor) 13 copies
Science Fiction Almanach 1981. (Author, some editions) 10 copies
Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazin I. (Contributor) 10 copies, 1 review
I Premi Hugo 1976-1983 (Contributor) 3 copies
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