Jo Walton

Jo Walton (born December 1, 1964) is a Welsh-Canadian fantasy and science fiction writer and poet.wikipedia
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Ha'penny (novel)

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Her novel Ha'penny was a co-winner of the 2008 Prometheus Award. A sequel, Ha'penny, was published in October 2007 by Tor Books, with the final book in the trilogy, Half a Crown, published in September 2008.
Ha'penny is an alternate history novel written by Jo Walton and published by Tor Books.

Among Others

Her novel Among Others won the 2011 Nebula Award for Best Novel and the 2012 Hugo Award for Best Novel; Among Others is one of only seven novels to have been nominated for the Hugo Award, Nebula Award, and World Fantasy Award.
Among Others is a 2011 fantasy novel written by Welsh-Canadian writer Jo Walton, published originally by Tor Books.

Tooth and Claw (novel)

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She won the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer in 2002 and the World Fantasy award for her novel Tooth and Claw in 2004.
Tooth and Claw is a fantasy novel by Welsh-Canadian writer Jo Walton, published by Tor Books on November 1, 2003.

Lifelode

Her novel Lifelode won the 2010 Mythopoeic Award.
Lifelode is a 2009 fantasy novel by Jo Walton, published by NESFA Press, with an introduction by Sharyn November.

Astounding Award for Best New Writer

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She won the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer in 2002 and the World Fantasy award for her novel Tooth and Claw in 2004.

Mythopoeic Awards

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Her novel Lifelode won the 2010 Mythopoeic Award.

Prometheus Award

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Her novel Ha'penny was a co-winner of the 2008 Prometheus Award.

The King's Peace (novel)

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Her first three novels, The King's Peace (2000), The King's Name (2001), and The Prize in the Game (2002) were all fantasy and set in the same world, which is based on Arthurian Britain and the Táin Bó Cúailnge's Ireland.
The King's Peace is a fantasy novel by Welsh-Canadian writer Jo Walton, published by Tor Books in October 2000.

Farthing (novel)

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Farthing was her first science fiction novel, placing the genre of the "cozy" mystery firmly inside an alternate history in which the United Kingdom made peace with Adolf Hitler before the involvement of the United States in World War II.
Farthing is an alternate history novel written by Jo Walton and published by Tor Books.

The Prize in the Game

Her first three novels, The King's Peace (2000), The King's Name (2001), and The Prize in the Game (2002) were all fantasy and set in the same world, which is based on Arthurian Britain and the Táin Bó Cúailnge's Ireland.
The Prize in the Game is a fantasy novel by Welsh-Canadian writer Jo Walton, published by Tor Books in December 2002.

The King's Name

Her first three novels, The King's Peace (2000), The King's Name (2001), and The Prize in the Game (2002) were all fantasy and set in the same world, which is based on Arthurian Britain and the Táin Bó Cúailnge's Ireland.
The King's Name is a fantasy novel by Welsh-Canadian writer Jo Walton, published by Tor Books in October 2001.

World Fantasy Award—Novel

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Her novel Among Others won the 2011 Nebula Award for Best Novel and the 2012 Hugo Award for Best Novel; Among Others is one of only seven novels to have been nominated for the Hugo Award, Nebula Award, and World Fantasy Award.

Nebula Award for Best Novel

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Her novel Among Others won the 2011 Nebula Award for Best Novel and the 2012 Hugo Award for Best Novel; Among Others is one of only seven novels to have been nominated for the Hugo Award, Nebula Award, and World Fantasy Award.

Hugo Award for Best Novel

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Her novel Among Others won the 2011 Nebula Award for Best Novel and the 2012 Hugo Award for Best Novel; Among Others is one of only seven novels to have been nominated for the Hugo Award, Nebula Award, and World Fantasy Award.

Half a Crown (novel)

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A sequel, Ha'penny, was published in October 2007 by Tor Books, with the final book in the trilogy, Half a Crown, published in September 2008.
Half a Crown is a science fiction novel written by Jo Walton published by Tor Books.

International Pixel-Stained Technopeasant Day

Walton responded to this by declaring 23 April as International Pixel-Stained Technopeasant Day, a day in which writers who disagreed with Hendrix could release their stories online en masse.
International Pixel-Stained Technopeasant Day is a commemoration declared by author Jo Walton, held on April 23 and first celebrated in 2007, in response to remarks made by Howard V. Hendrix stating that he was opposed "to the increasing presence in our organization the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America of webscabs, who post their creations on the net for free".

Howell's School, Llandaff

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She lived for a year in Cardiff and went to Howell's School Llandaff, then finished her education at Oswestry School in Shropshire and at the University of Lancaster.

Aberdare

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Walton was born in Aberdare, in the Cynon Valley of Wales.

My Real Children

My Real Children is a 2014 alternate history novel by Welsh-Canadian writer Jo Walton, published by Tor Books.

Alternate history

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Farthing was her first science fiction novel, placing the genre of the "cozy" mystery firmly inside an alternate history in which the United Kingdom made peace with Adolf Hitler before the involvement of the United States in World War II.
In Jo Walton's "Small Change" series, the United Kingdom made peace with Hitler before the involvement of the United States in World War II, and fascism slowly strangled the UK.

Necessity (novel)

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Necessity is a fantasy/science fiction novel by the Welsh-Canadian author Jo Walton, published by Tor Books in 2016.

The Just City

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The Just City is a science fiction/fantasy novel by Jo Walton, published by Tor Books in January 2015.

The Philosopher Kings (novel)

The Philosopher Kings
The Philosopher Kings is a fantasy/science fiction novel by the Welsh-Canadian author Jo Walton, published by Tor Books in June 2015.

John W. Campbell Memorial Award for Best Science Fiction Novel

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It was nominated for a Nebula Award, a Quill Award, the John W. Campbell Memorial Award for best science fiction novel, and the Sidewise Award for Alternate History.