Lisa Tuttle

(1952 —)

Lisa Tuttle (born in Houston, Texas) is a SF, fantasy, and horror author. She received a B.A. degree in English from Syracuse University in 1973. In the 1970s she worked as a newspaper reporter in Austin, Texas, and was part of the group of SF authors associated with Chad Oliver that he described as "gifts from the gods."

She was nominated for the Campbell Award in 1973 and won it in 1974.

She was one of the founders of the Turkey City Writer's Workshop and the Houston Science Fiction Society and edited its clubzine, Mathom.

She has published more than a dozen novels, five short story collections, and several non-fiction titles, including a reference book on feminism. She has also edited several anthologies and reviewed books for various publications. She has been living in the United Kingdom since 1981.

Her novels include Familiar Spirit (1983), Gabriel (1987), Lost Futures (1982), Angela's Rainbow (1983), The Pillow Friend (1996), and The Silver Bough (2006). A recent collection of her short fiction is Objects in Dreams (2012). She has written several young-adult novels under the pen name of Maria Palmer.

She was once married to SF author Christopher Priest.

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