Kathryn Rusch Essay

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Author Kristine Kathryn Rusch has written many things, in many different pen names, some of which under her own; something that has led her to win quite a few awards for. She writes mainstream, romance (Kristine Grayson), science fiction, fantasy, non-fiction (one that includes a book about writing), and mystery (Kris Nelscott); which by the way, is just about every genre there is out there. Her husband, Dean Wesley Smith is also a writer, and together have written some things together that they publish under the names of Kathryn Wesley or Sandy Schofield. Her work is published in over ten languages and over ten countries around the world.

She writes novels, sometimes by herself or with her husband, that take place in the “Star Trek” universe. Some of these novels are in the original line, some are from “Enterprise”, “Voyager”, “Next Generation”, and “Deep Space Nine” lines. Rusch also pens “The Fey” series, the “Retrieval Artist” series, and some stand alone works. Rusch's work has also found its way onto the USA Today bestseller list as well as other ones.

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Kristine Kathryn Rusch is a Hugo Award Best Novellette winner for her story “Millennium Babies” in 2001. She would an Endeavour Award in 2003 for “The Disappeared. “Recovering Apollo 8” was awarded Sidwise Award for Alternate History in the short form in 2008 and won an Asimov Readers Choice Award. It also got a Hugo nomination As editor of Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, she won a Hugo for Best Professional Editor. Rusch and Smith won a World Fantasy Award in 1989 for editing a hardback version of Pulphouse Magazine. Her short fiction has been selected for eighteen different best of the year compilations. She has won and been nominated for so many that this is just a summary, as she has many more that could be

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