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Alma Alexander Papers

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Novels

Short Stories

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Collection Overview

Title: Alma Alexander Papers, 1976-2009

ID: RBSC/SFWA/041

Primary Creator: Alexander, Alma

Extent: 3.0 Linear Feet

Arrangement: Series I consists of novels; Series II consists of short stories; Series IV consists of miscellaneous; Series V consists of media. The majority of materials are organized within their series based upon original date of publication.

Date Acquired: 10/05/2009. More info below under Accruals.

Subjects: Alexander, Alma, Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America, The Were Chronicles, Worldweavers

Forms of Material: fantasy

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Alma Alexander Papers consists of printed (paper-based) and handwritten manuscripts, drafts, and proofs. The collection is divided into series based upon format. Series I consists of novels; Series II consists of short stories; Series IV consists of miscellaneous; Series V consists of media. The majority of materials are organized within their series based upon original date of publication.

Collection Historical Note

Alma Alexander is the pen name of Alma A. Hromic. She is the author of the WorldWeavers Series, The Secrets of Jin-Shei, and The Embers of Heaven, The Hidden Queen, and Changer of Days. Alexander was born in Novi Sad, Yuogslavia (Present day- Serbia). She grew up in various African countries, England, and New Zealand and moved to the Unitred States. She wrote and published a memoir about growing up in Africa. She wrote an episoltary novel with her husband about Yogoslavia and the NATO war. Alexander has published book reviews, essays, travelogues, poetry, and other magzine articles. Alexander won the 2000 BBC Short Story Contest for her story "The Painting."

Biographical Note

alt name: Alma A. Hromic, Alma Hromic Deckert

Subject/Index Terms

Alexander, Alma
Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America
The Were Chronicles
Worldweavers

Administrative Information

Repository: Northern Illinois University

Accruals: Additions by Alma Alexander: 02/10/2017

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: Alma Alexander

Related Materials: For more information please see https://www.almaalexander.org; https://twitter.com/AlmaAlexander.


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Series IV: Miscellaneous
Box 4
Folder 1: And a Bone and a Hair [Draft (written by Nancy Kress)] with notes, 1976
Folder 2: Publication Scrapbook, 2000-2003
Folder 3: Going Home [Poem], 2002
Folder 4: Worldweavers Book 3: Cyberdance [Chapter Outlines], no date
Folder 5: Publication Book Covers (Choice, The Secrets of Jin-Sheo, Embers of Heaven, Weight of the Worlds), no date
Item 1: Publication Scrapbook for The Secrets of Jin Shei, 2000-2009

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