Catherynne M. Valente




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Catherynne M. Valente

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Catherynne M. Valente was born on Cinco de Mayo, 1979 in Seattle, WA, but grew up in in the wheatgrass paradise of Northern California. She graduated from high school at age 15, going on to UC San Diego and Edinburgh University, receiving her B.A. in Classics with an emphasis in Ancient Greek Linguistics. She then drifted away from her M.A. program and into a long residence in the concrete and camphor wilds of Japan.

She currently lives in Maine with her partner, two dogs, and three cats, having drifted back to America and the mythic frontier of the Midwest.

Last night I was made aware of two things: that the Sad Puppy 4 Recommendation List has been released and that I am on it, for my novella Speak Easy.


Yes, these are the same Sad Puppies that dominated fandom conversation through most of last year, and whose slates resulted in so much ink spilt, and so many No Awards given out. Yes, I am still the evil SJW Queen Bee Persian Cat Who the Hell Does...

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APRIL FANTASY: This poll decides which two books will go on to the run-off poll for the April 2014 Fantasy Book-of-the-month.

 
  23 votes, 29.9%

 
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  12 votes, 15.6%

 
  8 votes, 10.4%

 
  7 votes, 9.1%

 
  3 votes, 3.9%

 
  3 votes, 3.9%

 
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