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C.J. Cherryh
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    (September 1, 1942- )
    Born Carolyn Janice Cherry
    Wrote 'Downbelow Station,' 'Cyteen,' 'Merchanter's Luck,' 'Rimrunners,' 'The Gate of Ivrel,' 'Pride of Chanur,' 'The Kif Strike Back,' 'Chanur's Homecoming,' 'Heavy Time,' 'Hellburner,' and 'Forty Thousand in Gehenna'
    Her publisher suggested she add an 'h' to her surname because it 'sounded like a romance novelist's.'
    Her books are densely plotted and can be difficult to follow.
    She used her first and middle initials because when she started writing, most SF writers were men.
    She excels at world-building and developing characters.
    Her books have tough, well-written female characters.
    She has written both science fiction and fantasy.
    She wrote several novels set in the futuristic Alliance-Union universe.
    She has a master's degree in classics.
    She has won four Hugo awards and one Locus award.

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