Julie E. Czerneda

Julie E. Czerneda

Since 1997, Canadian author and former biologist Julie E. Czerneda has shared her love and curiosity about living things through her science fiction, published by DAW Books, NY. Recently, she began her first fantasy series: Night’s Edge with A Turn of Light, which won the 2014 Aurora Award for Best English Novel. A Play of Shadow followed, winning the 2015 Aurora. While there’ll be more fantasy, Julie’s back in science fiction to complete her Clan Chronicles series. Reunification #1: This Gulf of Time and Stars, was released Nov 2015, with #2: The Gate to Futures Past out this September. For more, visit www.czerneda.com, or find Julie on Facebook, Twitter, or Goodreads. 


Novels from DAW: SF The Clan Chronicles (8 plus 1 to come), Species Imperative (3), The Webshifters (3), In the Company of Others; Fantasy: Night's Edge (2 plus 3 to come)

Non-fiction: No Limits: Developing Science Fiction Literacy Using Science Fiction

Anthologies: SF: Packing Fraction, Tales from the Wonder Zone (5), Space Inc, ReVisions, Fantasy: Realms of Wonder (4), Misspelled, Under Cover of Darkness, Ages of Wonder

Numerous short SF/fantasy/horror


Awards and Memberships


Prix Aurora Award: 3 for Best Novel, 3 for Anthologies, 1 for Best Short Fiction

Romantic Times: Best SF

Canadian Science Writers Ass'n Award: Best Science & Society YA (for anthology Polaris)

Golden Duck Special Award for Science and Technology Education: Wonder Zone series

Finalist: John Campbell Best New Writer, Philip K. Dick Distinguished SF

Related Experience

Full time author/editor since 1985, former biologist, science writer/educator, owned publishing company for 10 years, speaker (public, teacher associations, classrooms): scientific literacy, using SF in the classroom, integrating science and language arts, conducted writers workshops.
Master of Ceremonies, Anticipation (Montreal Worldcon)

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