Mary Doria Russell
Mary Doria Russell is an American novelist.
Russell was born in the suburbs of Chicago, Illinois. Her parents were both in the military: her father was a Marine Corps drill instructor, and her mother was a Navy nurse. She earned a Ph.D in biological anthropology at the University of Michigan.
Her first two novels, The Sparrow (1996) and Children of God (1998) were SF.
Awards, Honors and GoHships:
- 1996 -- James Tiptree, Jr. Memorial Award,
- 1997 -- BSFA Award
- 1998 -- Arthur C. Clarke Award. Campbell Award
- 1999 -- WisCon 23
- 2001 -- Kurd Laßwitz Preis, Gaylactic Spectrum Hall of Fame Award
- 2009 -- 4Pi-Con
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