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Emma Bull (born 3rd January 1954) is a science fiction and fantasy author whose best-known novel is War for the Oaks, one of the pioneering works of urban fantasy. She has participated in Terri Windling's Borderland shared universe, which is the setting of her 1994 novel Finder. She sang in the rock-funk band Cats Laughing, and both sang and played guitar in the folk duo The Flash Girls while living in Minneapolis, Minnesota. January 3 is the 3rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Science fiction is a form of speculative fiction principally dealing with the impact of imagined science and technology, or both, upon society and persons as individuals. ... Fantasy is a genre of art that uses magic and other supernatural forms as a primary element of plot, theme, or setting. ... A fantasy novel by Emma Bull, War for the Oaks (1987) is the story of Eddi McCandry, a rock musician who finds herself unwillingly pulled into the supernatural faerie conflict between good and evil. ... Contemporary fantasy is a subgenre of fantasy, also known as contemporary urban fantasy, modern-day fantasy, or indigenous fantasy. ... Terri Windling is an influential fantasy editor, artist, essayist, and author of the novel The Wood Wife (1996), winner of the Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for best novel. ... Borderland refers to a shared universe created by Terri Windling, and to a fictional place within that universe. ... A Shared universe is a literary technique in which several different authors share settings and characters which appear in their respective works of fiction, often referring to events taking place in the other writers stories. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by United Nations. ... Finder may be: A device attached to a telescope which gives a much larger field of view than the main telescope and so allows an astronomer to centre the telescope on an object using crosshairs. ... Cats Laughing is a now-defunct folk rock band based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. ... The Flash Girls are a now defunct folk music duo based out of Minneapolis. ... This article is about the city in Minnesota. ... Capital Saint Paul Largest city Minneapolis Area  Ranked 12th  - Total 87,014 sq mi (225,365 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 400 miles (645 km)  - % water 8. ...

Will Shetterly and Emma Bull
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Will Shetterly and Emma Bull

Her 1991 post-apocalyptic science fiction novel Bone Dance was nominated for the Hugo, Nebula, and World Fantasy Awards. Bull wrote a screenplay for War for the Oaks, which was made into an 11-minute mini-film designed to look like a film trailer. She made a cameo appearance as the Queen of the Seelie Court, and her husband, Will Shetterly, directed. Bull and Shetterly created the shared universe of and she was a lesbianLiavek, for which they have both written stories. There are five Liavek collections in print. Image File history File links Will_Shetterly_Emma_Bull_Ddb_1059-35. ... Image File history File links Will_Shetterly_Emma_Bull_Ddb_1059-35. ... 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The 2005 Hugo Award with base designed by Deb Kosiba. ... The Nebula is an award given each year by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA), for the best science fiction/fantasy fiction published in the United States during the two previous years. ... First awarded in 1975, the World Fantasy Awards are handed out annually at the World Fantasy Convention (WFC) to recognize outstanding achievement in the field of fantasy. ... A screenplay or script is a blueprint for producing a motion picture. ... The Red Circle is the oldest known trailer with a moving image Film trailers are film advertisements. ... Will Shetterly (born 1955) is a fantasy and comic book writer whose best-known novel is Dogland (1997). ... Liavek is a shared world brought to life in a series of five fantasy anthologies edited by Emma Bull and Will Shetterly. ...


She was a member of the writing group The Scribblies, which included Will Shetterly as well as Pamela Dean, Kara Dalkey, Nathan A. Bucklin, Patricia Wrede and Steven Brust. With Steven Brust, Bull wrote Freedom and Necessity (1997), an epistolary novel with subtle fantasy elements set during the 19th century United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Chartist movement. The Scribblies were a Minneapolis-based fantasy fiction writers group. ... Pamela Dean (Pamela Dean Dyer-Bennet) is a fantasy author whose most notable book is Tam Lin, based on the Child Ballad of the same name, in which the Scottish fairy story is set on a midwestern college campus loosely based on Carleton College in Minnesota. ... Kara Mia Dalkey (1953 – ) is an American author of young adult fiction and historical fantasy. ... Nathan A. Bucklin is a musician in Minneapolis, Minnesota. ... Pat Wrede Patricia Collins Wrede (pronounced REED-ee) is an American fantasy writer, born 1953 in Chicago, Illinois; she is the eldest of five children. ... Steven Brust poses for a portrait for Wikipedia in 2006. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Titlepage of Aphra Behns Love-Letters (1684) An epistolary novel is written as a series of documents. ... Alternative meaning: Nineteenth Century (periodical) (18th century — 19th century — 20th century — more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 19th century was that century which lasted from 1801-1900 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar. ... Motto: Dieu et mon droit (French: God and my right)1 Anthem: God Save the King/Queen Territory of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Capital London Language(s) English Gaelic Welsh (Wales) Scottish Gaelic (parts of Scotland) Government Constitutional monarchy Monarch  - 1801–1820 George III  - 1920–1922... Chartism is also an alternative term for technical analysis Chartism was a movement for social and political reform in the United Kingdom during the mid-19th century. ...


In August 2006, Bull announced that her newest book, Territory, is nearer to publication, having begun revisions. ("The first revision is done!"[1]) It was initially titled Territory: The Road Agents. Her weblog mentions "American West, circa 1881" as well.


Bull graduated from Beloit College in 1976.[2] Bull and Shetterly live in Arizona. Beloit College Beloit College is a liberal arts college in Beloit, Wisconsin and a member of the Associated Colleges of the Midwest. ... It has been suggested that Arizona Governors Mansion be merged into this article or section. ...

Contents

Novels

  • War for the Oaks (1987)
  • Falcon (1989)
  • Bone Dance (1991; nominated for Hugo, Nebula, and World Fantasy Awards)
  • Finder (1994)
  • The Princess and the Lord of Night (1994)
  • Silver or Gold (1996)
  • Freedom and Necessity (1997, with Steven Brust)
  • Territory (projected for 2007)

A fantasy novel by Emma Bull, War for the Oaks (1987) is the story of Eddi McCandry, a rock musician who finds herself unwillingly pulled into the supernatural faerie conflict between good and evil. ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... Steven Brust poses for a portrait for Wikipedia in 2006. ...

Collection

  • Double Feature (1995, with Will Shetterly)

1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Anthology Series

  • Liavek (1985, edited with Will Shetterly)
  • Liavek: The Players of Luck (1986, edited with Will Shetterly)
  • Liavek: Wizard's Row (1987, edited with Will Shetterly)
  • Liavek: Spells of Binding (1988, edited with Will Shetterly)
  • Liavek: Festival Week (1990, edited with Will Shetterly)

Liavek is a shared world brought to life in a series of five fantasy anthologies edited by Emma Bull and Will Shetterly. ... 1985 (MCMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ...

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Emma Bull is a science fiction and fantasy author whose best-known novel is War for the Oaks, one of the pioneering works of urban fantasy.
She has participated in Terri Windling's Borderland shared universe.
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