Acclaimed science, science fiction, and historical fiction writer Ellen Klages wrote The Green Glass Sea (2006), which won the prestigious Scott O’Dell Award for Historical Fiction, and its sequel, White Sands, Red Menace (2008), which garnered her the California Book Award. Other works include the Nebula and Hugo Award nominee TIME GYPSY (1999), the Nebula Award winner “Basement Magic” (2003), the World Fantasy Award winner Wakulla Springs (2013; with Andy Duncan), World Fantasy and British Fantasy Award winner Passing Strange (2017), and Children’s History Book Prize winner Out of Left Field (2018). Her many short stories have been collected in the World Fantasy Award Finalists PORTABLE CHILDHOODS (2007) and WICKED WONDERS (2017). Klages emcees a popular auction at Wiscon that raises money for the Otherwise Award.
Her numerous non-fiction works include Harbin Hot Springs: Healing Waters, Sacred Land (1991), The Science Explorer (1996 with Pat Murphy and Linda Shore), The Science Explorer Out and About (1997 with Pat Murphy and Linda Shore), The Brain Explorer: Puzzles, Riddles, Illusions and Other Mental Adventures (1999 with Pat Murphy, Linda Shore, and Pearl Tesler), and The Scary Ham (2014).
All of us at Tachyon wish the extraordinary Ellen a happy birthday.