Nancy Anne Kress (born January 20, 1948) is an American science fiction writer. She began writing in 1976 and achieved her greatest recognition following the publication of her Hugo and Nebula-winning 1991 novella Beggars in Spain which she later expanded into a novel with the same title. She also won the Nebula Award for Best Novella in 2013 for “After the Fall, Before the Fall, During the Fall” and in 2015 for “Yesterday’s Kin.”
In addition to her novels, Kress has written numerous short stories and is a regular columnist for Writer’s Digest. She is a regular at Clarion writing workshops and at The Writers Center in Bethesda, Maryland. During the Winter of 2008/09, Nancy Kress was the Picador Guest Professor for Literature at the University of Leipzig’s Institute for American Studies in Leipzig, Germany.
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