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Karen Joy Fowler

Karen Joy Fowler (Born 1950) is a US writer with degrees in political science and north Asian studies, now best known for The Jane Austen Book Club (2004), a non-fantastic comedy of manners; two other late novels – The Sweetheart Season (1996) and Sister Noon (2001) – are also associational. She began publishing sf with "Recalling Cinderella" in L Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future, Vol I (anth 1985) edited by Algis Budrys, and caused considerable stir in the SF field with the quality of the work assembled in her first collection, Artificial Things (coll 1986), which helped gain her the 1987 John W Campbell Award for Best New Writer. . .

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