The beloved Kage Baker was born 70 years ago
Best known for her Company time travel series, Kage Baker won the Theodore Sturgeon and Nebula Awards for her novellas “The Empress of Mars” and The Women Of Nell Gwynne’s. Her 13 novels include the eight volumes of the Company sequence, beginning with In The Garden Of Iden (1997) and concluding with the The Sons Of Heaven (2007), the three books that make up the Anvil of the World Universe series (The Anvil Of The World , The House Of The Stag , The Bird Of The River ), The Empress Of Mars (2008), Not Less Than Gods (2009), and THE HOTEL UNDER THE SAND (2009).
Her numerous short stories and essays have been collected in Black Projects, White Knights: The Company Dossiers (2002), Mother Aegypt And Other Stories (2004), Dark Mondays (2006), Gods And Pawns (2007), Nell Gwynne’s Scarlet Spy (2010), ANCIENT ROCKETS: TREASURES AND TRAINWRECKS OF THE SILENT SCREEN (2011), The Best Of Kage Baker (2012), and IN THE COMPANY OF THIEVES (2013).
Sadly, the amazing Kage Baker died from uterine cancer on January 31, 2010. She is missed.