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Elizabeth Bear Papers

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Collection Overview

Title: Elizabeth Bear Papers, 2005- 2012

ID: RBSC/SFWA/002

Primary Creator: Bear, Elizabeth

Extent: 4.0 Linear Feet

Arrangement: Series I consists of novels; series II is short stories; series III consists of correspondence; series IV is miscellaneous.

Date Acquired: 04/18/2008. More info below under Accruals.

Subjects: Bear, Elizabeth, Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America, The Jenny Casey Trilogy

Forms of Material: science fiction

Scope and Contents of the Materials

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.

Collection Historical Note

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.

For more information on Elizabeth Bear or her writings, please visit her webpage: http://www.elizabethbear.com/

Biographical Note

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.

Subject/Index Terms

Bear, Elizabeth
Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America
The Jenny Casey Trilogy

Administrative Information

Repository: Northern Illinois University

Accruals: Additions by Elizabeth Bear on 08/18/2008, 10/2008, 04/2011, 08/05/2011, 11/09/2012

Access Restrictions: Photographs and photocopies of collection are prohibited.

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 Source: Elizabeth Bear

Acquisition Method: 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.


Box and Folder Listing


Browse by Series:

[Series I: Novels],
[Series II: Short Stories],
[Series III: Correspondence],
[Series IV: Miscellaneous],
[All]

Series I: Novels
Box 1
Folder 1: Hammered [manuscript with production notes and copy editing, Bantam Dell] title page to page 99, 2005
Folder 2: Hammered [handwritten copy, Bantam Books], 2005
Folder 3: Hammered [manuscript with production notes and copy editing, Bantam Dell] page 100 to page 199, 2005
Folder 4: Hammered [manuscript with production notes and copy editing, Bantam Dell] page 200 to page 299, 2005
Folder 5: Hammered [manuscript with production notes and copy editing,Bantam Dell] page 300 to page 399, 2005
Folder 6: Hammered [page proofs, Bantam Dell] page ii, iv, vi, viii, x, 2, 4, 6, 2005
Folder 7: Hammered [manuscript with production notes and copy editing, Bantam Dell] page 400 to page 419, 2005
Folder 8: Scardown [edited copy, Bantam Books] title page to page 137, 2005
Folder 9: Scardown [edited copy, Bantam Books] page 138 to page 297, 2005
Box 2
Folder 1: Scardown [edited copy, Bantam Books] page 298 to page 437, 2005
Folder 2: The Journey Man Devil [manuscript], 2005
Folder 3: The Stratford Man [manuscript] title page to page 655, 2005
Folder 4: Blood and Iron [miscellaneous page, Roc Books], 2006
Folder 5: Blood and Iron [page proofs, Roc Books] title page to chapter 12, 2006
Folder 6: Blood and Iron [page proofs, Roc Books] chapter 13 to chapter 28, 2006
Folder 7: Blood and Iron [final edited copy, Roc Books] title page to chapter 6, 2006
Box 3
Folder 1: Blood and Iron [final edited copy, Roc Books] chapter 7 to chapter 13, 2006
Folder 2: Blood and Iron [final edited copy, Roc Books] chapter 14 to chapter 21, 2006
Folder 3: Blood and Iron [final edited copy, Roc Books] chapter 22 to chapter 27, 2006
Folder 4: Blood and Iron [miscellaneous page, Roc Books], 2006
Folder 5: Whiskey & Water [page proofs] page i to page 140, 2/7/07
Folder 6: Whiskey & Water [page proofs] page 141 to page 283, 2/7/07
Box 4
Folder 1: Whiskey & Water [page proofs] page 284 to page 436, 2/7/07
Folder 2: Whiskey & Water [galley] page i to page 156, 07/2007
Folder 3: Whiskey & Water [galley] page 157 to page 321, 07/2007
Folder 4: Whiskey & Water [galley] page 322 to page 473, 07/2007
Folder 5: Whiskey & Water [galley] page 474 to page 616, 07/2007
Folder 6: Whiskey & Water [galley] page 617 to page 670, 07/2007
Box 5
Folder 1: Whiskey and Water [page proofs, Roc Books] title page to chapter 8, 2007
Folder 2: Whiskey and Water [page proofs, Roc Books] chapter 9 to chapter 16, 2007
Folder 3: Whiskey and Water [page proofs, Roc Books] chapter 17 to chapter 29, 2007
Folder 4: Undertow [page proofs, Bantam Books] title page to chapter 6, 2007
Folder 5: Undertow [page proofs, Bantam Books] chapter 7 to chapter 11, 2007
Folder 6: Undertow [page proofs, Bantam Books] chapter 12 to chapter 17, 2007
Box 6
Folder 1: Undertow [edited manuscript, Bantam Books] title page to chapter 5, 2007
Folder 2: Undertow [edited copy, Bantam Books] chapter 6 to chapter 11, 2007
Folder 3: Undertow [edited copy, Bantam Books] chapter 12 to chapter 17, 2007
Folder 4: Dust [edited manuscript, Bantam Books] title page to chapter 8, 2007
Folder 5: Dust [edited manuscript, Bantam Books] chapter 9 to chapter 16, 2007
Folder 6: Dust [edited manuscript, Bantam Books] chapter 17 to chapter 22, 2007
Box 7
Folder 1: Dust [edited manuscripts, Bantam Books]  chapter 23 to chapter 27, 2007
Folder 2: Dust [print proofs, Bantam Books] title page to chapter 12, 2007
Folder 3: Dust [print proofs, Bantam Books] chapter 13 to chapter 22, 2007
Folder 4: A Companion to Wolves [page proofs, TDR Books] title page to page 305, 2007
Folder 5: All the Windwracked Stars [page proofs, TDR Books] title page to chapter 9, 2008
Folder 6: All the Windwracked Stars [page proofs, TDR Books] chapter 10 to chapter 18, 2008
Box 8
Folder 1: All the Windwracked Stars [page proofs, TDR Books] chapter 19 to chapter 24, 2008
Folder 2: Hell & Earth [page proofs] page 303 to page 417, 08/2008
Folder 3: Hell & Earth [page proofs] page 303 to page 418, 08/2008
Folder 4: Hell & Earth [page proofs with e-mail attached] page i to page 135, 08/2008
Folder 5: Hell & Earth [page proofs] page 136 to page 302, 08/2008
Folder 6: Hell and Earth [page proofs, Roc Books] title page to page 132, 2008
Box 9
Folder 1: Hell and Earth [page proofs, Roc Books] page 133 to page 287, 2008
Folder 2: Hell and Earth [page proofs, Roc Books]  page 288 to page 419, 2008
Folder 3: Ink & Steel [Galley] page i to page 140, 07/2008
Folder 4: Ink & Steel [Galley] page 141 to page 297, 07/2008
Folder 5: Ink & Steel [Galley] page 298 to page 440, 07/2008
Folder 6: Ink & Steel [Galley] page 441 to page 618, 07/2008
Box 10
Folder 1: Ink & Steel [Galley] page i to page 229, 1/14/09
Folder 2: Ink & Steel [Galley] page 230 to page 448, 1/14/09
Folder 3: Ink & Steel [Galley] page i to page 207, 06/2009
Folder 4: Ink & Steel [Galley] page 208 to page 427, 06/2009
Folder 5: Ink and Steel [page proofs, Roc Books] title page to page 122, 2008
Folder 6: Ink and Steel [page proofs, Roc Books] page 123 to page 277, 2008
Folder 7: Ink and Steel [page proofs, Roc Books] page 278 to page 427, 2008
Box 11
Folder 1: Grail [page proof, Spectra] page i to page 186, 10/4/10
Folder 2: Grail [page proof, Spectra] page 187 to page 332, 10/4/10
Folder 3: Grail [Galley proof, Spectra] page xvi to page 329, 11/18/10
Folder 4: Grail [Galley, Spectra] page i to page 330, 11/18/10
Folder 5: Grail [Galley proof, Spectra] miscellaneous page from xvi to page 334, 12/7/10
Folder 6: Grail [Galley proof, Spectra] page ii to page xii, 12/7/10
Folder 7: Grail [Galley proof, Spectra] page i to page 142, 12/7/10
Folder 8: Grail [Galley proof, Spectra] page 143 to page 262, 12/7/10
Folder 9: Grail [Galley proof, Spectra] page 263 to page 334, 12/7/10
Box 12
Folder 1: Grail [Galley proof, Spectra] page i to page 138, 2011
Folder 2: Grail [Galley proof, Spectra] page 139 to page 316, 2011
Folder 3: Grail [Galley proof, Spectra] page 317 to page 450, 2011
Folder 4: Grail [Galley proof photocopy, Spectra] various page, no date
Folder 5: Seven for a Secret [page proofs, unpublished] title page to chapter 3, no date
Folder 6: Seven for a Secret [page proofs, unpublished] chapter 4 to chapter 6, no date
Box 14
Folder 1: Eternal Sky Book Two: Shattered Dreams [copy edited manuscript] (Part 1 of 3) page 1  to page 123, 2012
Folder 2: Eternal Sky Book Two: Shattered Dreams [copy edited manuscript] (Part 2 of 3) page 124 to page 251, 2012
Folder 3: Eternal Sky Book Two: Shattered Dreams [copy edited manuscript] (Part 3 of 3) page 252  to page 356, 2012
Series II: Short Stories
Box 12
Folder 7: Shoggoths in Bloom [Short Story, edited by Megan], no date
Folder 8: Shoggoths in Bloom [Short Story, edited by Dave], no date
Folder 9: Shoggoths in Bloom [Short Story, edited by Gavin], no date
Folder 10: Shoggoths in Bloom [Short Story, edited by Chris Boyak], no date
Folder 11: Shoggoths in Bloom [Short Story, edited by Christopher], no date
Box 13
Folder 1: Shoggoths in Bloom [Short Story, unedited copy], no date
Folder 2: Shoggoths in Bloom [Short Story, edited copy], no date
Folder 3: Shoggoths in Bloom [Short Story, unedited manuscript], no date
Folder 4: Shoggoths in Bloom [Short Story, edited by Mary], no date
Folder 5: Shoggoths in Bloom [Short Story, edited by Dale Bailey], no date
Folder 6: Shoggoths in Bloom [Short Story, edited by Richard], no date
Folder 7: Shoggoths in Bloom [Short Story, edited by Alan], no date
Folder 8: Shoggoths in Bloom [Short Story, edited by Kelly Link], no date
Folder 9: Shoggoths in Bloom [Short Story, edited by Holly Black], no date
Series III: Correspondence
Box 13
Folder 10: Letter from Jessica Wade to Lynne Thomas Re: manuscript materials for rare books department, 4/19/11
Folder 11: Letter to Lynne Thomas re: Elizabeth Bear papers, 8/5/11
Series IV: Miscellaneous
Box 13
Folder 12: Whiskey & Water [page proof samples] page i to page 15, no date
Box 14
Folder 4: Elizabeth Bear's Notebook, 2002

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