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Joanna Russ, American Author. Member Science Fiction Writers American (Nebula award for best short story 1972, Hugo award for best novella 1983).

Background

Russ, Joanna was born on February 22, 1937 in New York City. Daughter of Evarett and Bertha (Zinner) Russ.

Education

Bachelor high honors in English, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 1957. Master of Fine Arts in Playwriting and Dramatic Literature, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, 1960.

Career

Lecturer in English, Cornell Univercity, 1967-1970;assistant professor, Cornell Univercity, 1970-1972;assistant Professor of English,, Harpur College, State University New York at Binghamton, 1972-1975;assistant Professor of English,, U. Colorado, 1975-1977;associate Professor of English,, U. Washington, 1977-1990;professor, U. Washington, 1984-1990.

Works

Membership

Member Science Fiction Writers American (Nebula award for best short story 1972, Hugo award for best novella 1983).

Connections

father:
Evarett Russ

mother:
Bertha (Zinner) Russ