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About meMary Robinette Kowal was the 2008 recipient of the Campbell Award for Best New Writer and a Hugo nominee for her story “Evil Robot Monkey.” Her stories have appeared in Strange Horizons, Asimov’s, and several Year’s Best anthologies. She is the author of Shades of Milk and Honey (Tor 2010), the fantasy novel that Jane Austen might have written.

Mary, a professional puppeteer and voice actor, has performed for LazyTown (CBS), the Center for Puppetry Arts, Jim Henson Pictures and founded Other Hand Productions. Her designs have garnered two UNIMA-USA Citations of Excellence, the highest award an American puppeteer can achieve. She also records fiction for authors such as Kage Baker, Cory Doctorow and John Scalzi.

She is serving her second term as Secretary of Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America. Mary lives in Portland, OR with her husband Rob and eight manual typewriters.

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Favorite authorsSteven Brust, Orson Scott Card, Brandon Sanderson (Shared favorites)

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Member sinceJun 28, 2006

Currently readingSpellwright by Blake Charlton
Passing by Nella Larsen

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Just wanted to say that I very much enjoyed Shades of Milk and Honey, and am very much looking forward to your next book!
Physical book, please. No computer at home, no reader, etc. (I will eventually have to give in and get a computer at home, for writing purposes.) I would be delighted to review it.

I enjoyed Stephanie Barron's Jane-as-detective series; to my mind, she comes closer to achieving the Austen voice than any other spin-off or continuation I've yet read. Some - I name no names - have been flung with great force. I'm looking forward to yours.

(Edited to remove excessive grouchiness. :-)
Mary,

I do not read a great deal of fiction, but I would like to sample your upcoming Austen novel if you promise there are no zombies involved. :-)

regards,

R
Hi -
This is Jen Barnhart's friend Karen. I was looking at "Books shared with exactly one member" (Language of the Puppet)and there you were. So, I thought I'd say hi.

What, me? Stalking? Nonsense. I'm just making a list of books to buy when I'm back in the States. The fact that you wear a sexy black hat has nothing to do with it.
You, Ms. MRK, are stalking me. :-)

Nice to see you on here. This is a great place, idn't it? I'm sorry to say that I've become something of an addict.
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