We’re thrilled to have a long sit down with the amazing Ellen Klages. Did she really win an award for everything she’s ever written? Sure seems like it. Let’s hear about her work with children’s fiction along with the Nebula win, and every major award nomination. Wow. How does she do it?
Mentions from Episode 53:
- Her Children’s Historical book Green Glass Sea won the 2007 Scott O’Dell Award for Historical Fiction.
- Portable Childhoods, a collection of her short fiction published by Tachyon Publications, was named a 2008 World Fantasy Award Finalist.
- That Andy Duncan fella
- The novella they wrote was Wakulla Springs
- That ICFA Conference where Ellen hung out with Andy
- John Kessel
- Holy Cow, Beverly Cleary is alive!
- In 2018 Ellen’s novel Passing Strange set in San Francisco was nominated for the Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature.
- Ellen served on the Motherboard of the James Tiptree Jr. Award for twenty years.