Elizabeth Bear Papers, 2005- 2012
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Brief Description: The Elizabeth Bear Papers consist of printed (paper-based) and handwritten manuscripts for poems, short stories, and novels, along with a small amount of correspondence related to those materials. In addition, the collection contains a limited number of items, such as handmade books, school publications, from the author’s childhood, and a variety of hand drawn maps. The collection is divided based upon format and consists of novels and short stories. The majority of materials are organized within their series based upon original date of publication.
Held at:
Northern Illinois University
Founders Memorial Library
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL 60115
Phone: 815-753-1779
Email: rhcua [at] niu.edu
Record Series Number: RBSC/SFWA/002
Created by: Bear, Elizabeth
Volume: 4.0 Linear Feet
Acquired: 04/18/2008. Additions by Elizabeth Bear on 08/18/2008, 10/2008, 04/2011, 08/05/2011, 11/09/2012
Arrangement: Series I consists of novels; series II is short stories; series III consists of correspondence; series IV is miscellaneous.
Biographical Note for Bear, Elizabeth : b. 1971. Elizabeth Bear (Sarah Bear Elizabeth Wishnevsky) is an American Science Fiction and Fantasy novelist, short story and poetry author, primarily of speculative fiction. She was born and raised in Hartford, Conneticut and attended the University of Conneticut. Her first novel Hammered was published in January 2005, followed by Scardown in July and Worldwired in November of the same year. She won the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer in 2005, the Locus Award for Best First Novel (The Jenny Casey trilogy) in 2006, Special Citation of Excellence from the Philip K. Dick Memorial Award for Carnival, and the Hugo Award for Best Short Story for Tideline. Bear is also proud to share her birthdate with Frodo and Bilbo Baggins.
Access Restrictions: Photographs and photocopies of collection are prohibited.
Subject Index
Bear, Elizabeth
Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America
The Jenny Casey Trilogy
Genres/Forms of Material
science fiction
Rights/Use Restrictions: Property Rights are transferred to the University Libraries per the signed Deed of Gift Document. Literary Rights are retained by the content creator.  Any copyrights so stated in the materials remain in force.
Acquisition Notes: Elizabeth Bear  Personal contact w/author; papers mailed to NIU.
Related Materials: For more information please see http://www.elizabethbear.com/index.html.; https://twitter.com/matociquala.