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Elizabeth Hand (born March 29, 1957) is an American writer.

Hand grew up in Yonkers and Pound Ridge, New York. She studied drama and anthropology at The Catholic University of America. Since 1988, Hand has lived in coastal Maine, the setting for many of her stories. She also lives part-time in Camden Town, London which has been the setting for Mortal Love and the short story "Cleopatra Brimstone".

Hand's first story, "Prince of Flowers", was published in 1988 in Twilight Zone magazine, and her first novel, Winterlong, was published in 1990. With Paul Witcover, she created and wrote DC Comics' 1990s cult series Anima. Elizabeth Hand - SCIFIPEDIA Hand's other works are Aestival Tide (1992); Icarus Descending (1993); Waking the Moon (1994), which won the James Tiptree Jr. Award and the Mythopoeic Fantasy Award; the post-apocalypstic novel Glimmering (1997); contemporary fantasy Black Light (1999), a New York Times Notable Book; the historical fantasy Mortal Love (2004), a Washington Post Notable Book; and the psychological thriller Generation Loss (2007). Her story collections are Last Summer at Mars Hill (1998) (which includes the Nebula and World Fantasy award-winning title novella); Bibliomancy (2002), winner of the World Fantasy Award; and Strange Stories, which includes the Nebula Award-winning "Echo" (2006). Mortal Love was also shortlisted for the 2005 Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature.

Among Hand's other recent short fiction, "Pavane for a Prince of the Air" (2002) and "Cleopatra Brimstone" (2001) won International Horror Guild Awards. ElizabethHand.com Most recently, she won the Shirley Jackson Award for Generation Loss and the World Fantasy Award for Illyria.

She also writes movie and television spin-offs, including Star Wars tie-in novels and novelizations of such films as Fight the Future and 12 Monkeys. She contributed a Bride of Frankenstein novel to the recent series of classic movie monster novels published by Dark Horse Comics.

One of Hand's themes from the Winterlong saga is the remorseless exploitation of animal and plant species to create what she calls "geneslaves." Examples include a three hundred year old genetically reconstructed and cerebrally augmented basilosaurus by the name of Zalophus; the aardmen, hybrids of dog and man; hydrapithecenes, human-fish or human-cuttlefish hybrids somewhat resembling Davy Jones and his crew from the Pirates of the Caribbean film series; and sagittals, whelks genetically engineered to be worn as a bracelet and, when its host feels threatened or agitated, extrude a spine laced with a deadly neurotoxin.

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Total Books: 100
When Things Get Dark Stories inspired by Shirley Jackson
2021 - When Things Get Dark Stories Inspired By Shirley Jackson (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781789097153
ISBN-10: 1789097150
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
 1

The Book of Lamps and Banners
2020 - The Book of Lamps and Banners [Cass Neary 4] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780316485937
ISBN-10: 0316485934
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Teen & Young Adult
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Curious Toys
2020 - Curious Toys (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780316485913
ISBN-10: 0316485918
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Generation Loss
2020 - Generation Loss [Cass Neary, Bk 1] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781618731746
ISBN-10: 1618731742
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Wylding Hall
2017 - Wylding Hall (Paperback)Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9788416750191
ISBN-10: 841675019X
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Fire
2017 - Fire [Outspoken Authors] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781629632346
ISBN-10: 1629632341
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy
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Hard Light A Cass Neary Crime Novel
2016 - Hard Light a Cass Neary Crime Novel (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781250030382
ISBN-10: 1250030382
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 1.5/5 Stars.
 1

Fight the Future
2015 - Fight the Future [X-Files, Book 7] (Audio CD)
ISBN-13: 9781504608800
ISBN-10: 1504608801
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy
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Available Dark
2013 - Available Dark [Cass Neary, Bk 2] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781250013231
ISBN-10: 1250013232
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.
 3

Errantry Strange Stories
2012 - Errantry Strange Stories (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781618730305
ISBN-10: 1618730304
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy
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Season of Wonder
2012 - Season of Wonder (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781607013594
ISBN-10: 1607013592
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • Currently 2.5/5 Stars.
 1

Ghosts Recent Hauntings
2012 - Ghosts Recent Hauntings (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781607013549
ISBN-10: 1607013541
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy
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Glimmering
2012 - Glimmering (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780982663929
ISBN-10: 0982663927
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy
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Obsession Tales of Irresistible Desire
2012 - Obsession Tales of Irresistible Desire (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781607013433
ISBN-10: 1607013436
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
 1

Radiant Days A Novel
2012 - Radiant Days a Novel (Audio CD)
ISBN-13: 9781455129614
ISBN-10: 1455129615
Genre: Teen & Young Adult
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Bewere the Night
2011 - Bewere the Night (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781607012528
ISBN-10: 1607012529
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
 7

Wilde Stories 2010
2010 - Wilde Stories 2010 (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781590213018
ISBN-10: 1590213017
Genre: LGBTQ+ Books
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Conjunctions 54 Shadow Selves
2010 - Conjunctions 54 Shadow Selves (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780941964708
ISBN-10: 0941964701
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy
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Illyria
2010 - Illyria (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780670012121
ISBN-10: 0670012122
Genre: Teen & Young Adult
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
 2

Wonderwall
2009 - Wonderwall (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780670011353
ISBN-10: 0670011355
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
 1

2008 - Star Wars Hunted [Boba Fett] (Other)
Star Wars Boba Fett Maze of Deception
2008 - Star Wars Boba Fett Maze of Deception (Other)
ISBN-13: 9781439520345
ISBN-10: 1439520348
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2004 - Boba Fett Pursuit [Star Wars: Clone Wars Novel] (Paperback)
2004 - A New Threat [Star Wars: Boba Fett] (Paperback)
2003 - Hunted [Star Wars: Boba Fett, Bk 4] (Paperback)
2003 - Hunted a Clone Wars Novel [Star Wars: Boba Fett] (Other)
2002 - Boba Fett [Star Wars: Boba Fett Numbered] (Other)
1998 - Akte X Der Film [X-files] (Paperback)
1997 - The Frenchman [Millennium Series] (Paperback)
1997 - Winterlong [Winterlong, Bk 1] (Paperback)
1993 - Icarus Descending [Winterlong, Bk 3] (Paperback)
Star Wars Boba Fett Set [6 Books - #1 The Fight to Survive; #2 Crossfire; #3 Maze of Deception; #4 Hunted; #5 A New Threat; #6 Pursuit] (Paperback)
Pursuit [Star Wars: Boba Fett] (Other)
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