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Mary A. Turzillo

Mary A. Turzillo

Writer and poet

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Mary's short-story Pride, a finalist for last year's Nebula Award, is available from Fictionwise.com.

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After a career as a professor of English at Kent State University, Dr. Mary A. Turzillo is now a full-time writer. In 2000, her story "Mars Is No Place for Children" won SFWA's Nebula award for best novelette. Her novel An Old-Fashioned Martian Girl was serialized in Analog in July-Nov 2004.

Mary's Pushcart-nominated collection of poetry, Your Cat & Other Space Aliens, appeared from VanZeno Press in 2007. Her collaborative book of poetry/art, Dragon Soup, written with Marge Simon, appears from VanZeno in 2008.

cover for Your Cat & Other Space Aliens bookcover for Dragon Soup book
Cover for Your Cat & Other Space Aliens, 2007 ......... Cover for Dragon Soup, 2008
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Mary A. Turzillo
Photo by Mike Benveniste 2003
photo of Mary A. Turzillo, Sept. 2003


The Nebula

Photos of Mary A. Turzillo at the Nebula Ceremony

"Mars Is No Place for Children" is now available in electronic form from Fictionwise.com.


Mary with Anne McCaffreyMary with Anne McCaffrey at the Nebulas in 2005.

Mary A. Turzillo: Photo by Geoffrey A. Landis Mary with cat
Mary in winter.
Mary with Lurker
Photos by Geoffrey A. Landis

Photo of Mary with Ubu cast
Mary in Edinburgh, with Robert Jack and Nick Underwood, (2/3 of) the cast of the Theatre Modo production of Ubu, performing at the Festival Fringe, August 2005.


Academic Nonfiction

Under her academic alias of Professor Mary T. Brizzi, she has written numerous academic papers and journal articles, and is the author of two nonfiction books, Reader's Guide to Anne McCaffrey and Reader's Guide to Philip Josť Farmer, both from Starmont Press.


In July 2001, Mary was one of the instructors at the Clarion Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers' workshop , along with Geoffrey A. Landis, Steven Barnes, James Patrick Kelly, Kelly Link, and Pat Murphy.

Mary at the Rio Hondo Workshop
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Click here to buy some of Mary Turzillo's stories in electronic form from Fictionwise.

Email: maryturzillo@earthlink_dot_net

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