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Carol Emshwiller

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Carol Emshwiller

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Full Name: Carol Fries Emshwiller
Born: April 12, 1921
Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
Died: February 2, 2019
Durham, North Carolina, USA
Occupation: Writer
Nationality: American


Carol Emshwiller was an American writer of avant garde short stories and science fiction who won prizes ranging from the Nebula Award to the Philip K. Dick Award. Ursula K. Le Guin called her "a major fabulist, a marvelous magical realist, one of the strongest, most complex, most consistently feminist voices in fiction." Among her novels are Carmen Dog and The Mount. She has also written two cowboy novels called Ledoyt and Leaping Man Hill. Her most recent novel, The Secret City, was published in April 2007. She was the widow of the artist and experimental filmmaker Ed Emshwiller. Their daughter Susan Emshwiller co-wrote the movie Pollock. Their son Peter Emshwiller is the author of two novels. Their daughter Eve is a botanist and ethnobotanist at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Emshwiller was born in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

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 Non Series Works


 The Collected Stories of Carol Emshwiller

 1. (2011)
 2. (2016)


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