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Amy H. Sturgis (born 1971) is an author, speaker and scholar of science fiction/fantasy studies and Native American studies. She earned her Ph.D. in intellectual history from Vanderbilt University and teaches interdisciplinary studies at Belmont University, serves on the scholarly board of the Tennessee Center for Policy Research and the advisory board of Mythopoeic Press, and contributes to the Hugo Award winning StarShipSofa podcast and the Liberty and Power group weblog.
Total Books: 8
Sturgis is author of four books on U.S. presidential history and Native American studies (Presidents from Washington through Monroe, Presidents from Hayes through McKinley, The Trail of Tears and Indian Removal and Tecumseh: A Biography), five edited works on science fiction and fantasy (The Intersection of Fantasy and Native America: From H.P. Lovecraft to Leslie Marmon Silko, The Magic Ring, Past Watchful Dragons: Fantasy and Faith in the World of C.S. Lewis, The Magic Goblet, and The Magic Ring: Deluxe Illustrated Edition), and dozens of other scholarly and mainstream book chapters, articles and presentations. In 2006, she was honored with the Imperishable Flame Award for Achievement in Tolkien/Inklings Scholarship.
Currently Sturgis is completing her sixth edited book, a new and illustrated edition of The Demon of Brockenheim, or The Enchanted Ring, for 2011 publication with Udolpho Press.
She also contributes regular "History of the Genre" features to and narrates contemporary science fiction stories for the U.K.-based podcast StarShipSofa. In 2009, she was honored with The Sofanaut Award in Podcasting for Best Fact Article Contributor. In 2010, it became the first podcast ever to win a Hugo Award.
Sturgis lives in Granite Falls, North Carolina with her husband, Larry M. Hall, who is Provost at Lenoir-Rhyne University.