Ann Leckie

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(1966 —)

Ann Leckie is an American author and editor of SF and fantasy. She is known principally for her 2013 debut novel Ancillary Justice, which won the 2014 Hugo Award for Best Novel as well as the Nebula Award, the Arthur C. Clarke Award, the BSFA Award, the BFA Award, the Seiun Award, the Prix Imaginaire, and a Locus Reader's Choice Award, and was a finalist for the Philip K. Dick Award, the Campbell Memorial Award, the Tiptree Award, and the Compton Crook Award.

The sequels Ancillary Sword and Ancillary Mercy each won the Prix Imaginaire and the Locus Award and were nominated for the Nebula Award; the former also won a BSFA Award. Her fourth novel, Provenance, which was set in the same universe but not a sequel, was a finalist for Hugo and BSFA Awards.

She has also published short fiction in venues including Uncanny Magazine, Lightspeed Magazine,, Subterranean Magazine, Strange Horizons, and Realms of Fantasy, and several of her works have been made into podcasts. Her story “Hesperia and Glory” was reprinted in Science Fiction: The Best of the Year, 2007 Edition edited by Rich Horton, and the novelette "Another Word for World" was selected for the 2016 Year's Best anthologies edited by Gardner Dozois, Jonathan Strahan, and Neil Clarke.

Leckie obtained a degree in music from Washington University in 1989. She has since held various jobs, including as a waitress, a receptionist, a land surveyor and a recording engineer. She is married to David Harre, with whom she has a son and daughter, and lives with her family in St. Louis, Missouri.

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