C. J. Cherryh

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(1942 --)

Carolyn Janice Cherry, born in Oklahoma, is a United States 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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Also involved: - 1979 Best Novel Hugo - 1983 Best Novel Hugo - 1986 Best Novel Hugo - 1986 Best Novella Hugo - 1992 Best Original Artwork Hugo - 1995 Best Original Artwork Hugo - Albacon 88 - Archon 8 - BYOB-Con 7 - Boréal '82 - CONgestion - COSine 2022 - Campbell Award - Cepheid Variable - Con-Version XIII - Coveted Balrog Award - Earthcon VI - Hexacon 1 - Jane Fancher - John Berkey - Millennicon -10 - Nebula Award Weekend 2016 - New Orleans SF & Fantasy Festival '94 - Phantasia Press - Ribbons - Rustycon 22 - SFWA Grand Master Award - SFWA Nebula Conference 2016 - Sci-Con 8 - Science Fiction Chronicle Reader Award - SoonerCon 23 - Spokon 2008

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Also- 1979 Best Novel Hugo - 1983 Best Novel Hugo - 1986 Best Novel Hugo - 1986 Best Novella Hugo - 1992 Best Original Artwork Hugo - 1995 Best Original Artwork Hugo Also- Campbell Award - (Coveted) Balrog Award - SFWA Grand Master Award - Science Fiction Chronicle Reader Award