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Who is Fonda Lee?
Fonda Lee is a Science Fiction and Fantasy author, best known for her Green Bone Saga, a series of epic fantasy novels consisting of Jade City, Jade War, and Jade Legacy. She has also written science fiction novels like Zeroboxer, Exo, and Cross Fire, as well novellas for the Green Bone Saga and a standalone called Untethered Sky.
Throughout her career, Fonda has received numerous accolades, including the World Fantasy Award, the Locus Award, and the Aurora Award (Canada’s national science fiction and fantasy award) on four occasions. She has also been a finalist for prestigious awards like the Hugo Award, the Nebula Award, and the Oregon Book Award. Fonda’s novels have earned critical acclaim, with multiple starred reviews and placements on Best of Year lists by NPR, Barnes & Noble, Syfy Wire, and others. Notably, Jade City was included in TIME Magazine’s Top 100 Fantasy Books of All Time and has been optioned for television development. The series has been translated into multiple languages.
Aside from her novels, Fonda has written well-regarded short fiction and served as an instructor at writing workshops such as Viable Paradise and Clarion West. She has a diverse background, having worked as a corporate strategist and being a black belt martial artist. Fonda has a passion for action movies and enjoys Eggs Benedict. Although she was born and raised in Canada, she currently resides in the Pacific Northwest in the US.
10th March 1979 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Fantasy, Science Fiction and Young Adult.
Published by Flux Books
3.68 out of 5 on Goodreads
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2016: Zeroboxer nominated for Andre Norton Award
2018: Exo for Aurora Award for Best YA Novel (tie)
2018: Jade City for World Fantasy Award
2019 Cross Fire for Aurora Award for Best YA Novel
2022: Jade Legacy for Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel
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