C. J. Cherryh

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(1942 --)

Carolyn Janice Cherry, born in Oklahoma, is a US pro who has written more than sixty novels since her first for DAW in 1975, and DAW has been her primary publisher. Her brother is the SF artist David A. Cherry. Her largest and best-known series takes place in the Alliance-Union universe. She was a member of the Swordsmen and Sorcerers' Guild of America.

She was GoH at BucConeer, the 1998 World Science Fiction Convention in Baltimore.

She won the 1977 Campbell Award, the 1979 Best Short Story Hugo (for "Cassandra"), the 1982 Best Novel Hugo (for Downbelow Station) and the 1989 Best Novel Hugo (for Cyteen). She was nominated for many more Hugos.

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