Valente, Catherynne M. Biography

Catherynne M. Valente is an American author known for her works in the science fiction, fantasy, and children's literature genres. She was born in Seattle, Washington in 1979.Valente's most notable works include the "Fairyland" series, which follows a young girl named September as she embarks on a series of adventures in a magical world. The series has been praised for its inventive world-building, memorable characters, and themes of self-discovery.Valente's other notable works include the "Orphan's Tales" series, which weaves together a series of interrelated fairy tales, and the "Palimpsest" series, which follows a group of travelers who must enter a mysterious city in order to find love and belonging.Valente's works often blend elements of myth, fairy tale, and folklore, and are known for their lush, poetic language and vivid imagery. She has won several awards for her writing, including the James Tiptree Jr. Award and the Andre Norton Award.In addition to her writing, Valente is also a poet and has published several collections of poetry. She continues to write and publish new novels and stories, and her works are enjoyed by fans of science fiction, fantasy, and children's literature around the world.

Books by Valente, Catherynne M.