Constance Cooper

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Constance is the author of the fantasy novel GUILE and various science fiction and fantasy short stories and poems.

She grew up mainly in the San Francisco Bay Area, with one year spent in Surrey, England and a chunk of another in Newfoundland, Canada. She studied journalism at UC Santa Cruz, where she hiked to class through redwood forest, explored secret caves, and helped edit the college newspaper. Later she earned an MA in Linguistics at the University of Pennsylvania, and stayed on in Philadelphia working on a linguistic research project before getting sucked into the brand-new world of website design.

After Constance met her husband, they moved to Edinburgh, Sc
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Honorable Mention for my latest short story

I was excited to hear that my short story "Carnivores of Can't-Go-Home" earned an Honorable Mention in The Year's Best Science Fiction: Thirty-Fourth Annual Collection . This anthology is the latest in the highly respected sf series from renowned editor Gardner Dozois.

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“Apparently, deep down I believe that our spirits get stirred in with those of all the other living things that have ever existed. Like gumbo," she added.
"Gumbo."
"Yes."
"Well, thanks, Yonie. I was already cold and tired and scared out of my wits, and now I'm 'ungry too.”
Constance Cooper, Guile

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“Apparently, deep down I believe that our spirits get stirred in with those of all the other living things that have ever existed. Like gumbo," she added.
"Gumbo."
"Yes."
"Well, thanks, Yonie. I was already cold and tired and scared out of my wits, and now I'm 'ungry too.”
Constance Cooper, Guile




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