Carol Emshwiller





Carol Emshwiller


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in Ann Arbor, Michigan, The United States
April 12, 1921

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Carol Emshwiller is an American writer of avant garde short stories and science fiction who has won prizes including the Nebula and Philip K. Dick Awards. Ursula K. Le Guin has called her "a major fabulist, a marvelous magical realist, one of the strongest, most complex, most consistently feminist voices in fiction." In 2005, she was awarded the World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement. Her most recent novel, The Secret City, was published in April 2007.

She is the widow of the artist and experimental filmmaker Ed Emshwiller.

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Leaping Man Hill

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“She makes a silent vow to be a vegetarian from now on even if she has to starve to do it. Better that than even the remote possibility of eating one's friends and fellow sufferers.”
Carol Emshwiller, Carmen Dog

“Stories do not change the world. I’ve learned that. But perhaps in some secret, subtle way.... I mean it’s not the world I want to change.”
Carol Emshwiller, Report to the Men's Club and Other Stories

“Whatever life brings, we'll share," she says, and "I can do no more than the best I can.”
Carol Emshwiller, Carmen Dog

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