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Josepha Sherman

Josepha Sherman is a fantasy and science fiction novelist and short story writer for adults and children, a non-fiction writer for adults and children, a working folklorist, and a storyteller. Her fantasy novels include: The Shining Falcon (1989), winner of the Compton Crook Award; Child of Faerie, Child of Earth (1992), an ALA Best Book and a NY Public Library Book for the Teen Age; the national bestseller Castle of Deception (with Mercedes Lackey, 1992); A Strange and Ancient Name (1993); the national bestseller A Cast of Corbies (with Mercedes Lackey, 1994); Gleaming Bright (1994), a Junior Library Guild Selection; the national bestseller The Chaos Gate (1994); King's Son, Magic's Son (1994), a NY Public Library Book for the Teen Age; The Shattered Oath (1995), and its sequal, Forging the Runes (1996); Son of Darkness (1998); a "Xena" book, Xena: All I Need to Know I Learned From the Warrior Princess (1998); and a "Highlander" novel, The Captive Soul (1998). She has also co-authored, with Susan Shwartz, the bestselling "Star Trek" novels Vulcan's Forge and Vulcan's Heart.

Sherman's folklore titles from August House are: A Sampler of Jewish-American Folklore (1992); Rachel the Clever and Other Jewish Folktales (1993); Once Upon a Galaxy (1994); Greasy Grimy Gopher Guts: the Subversive Folklore of Children (with T. K. F. Weisskiph, 1995); Trickster Tales (1996); and Merlin's Kin: Tales of the Hero Magician (1998).

Josepha Sherman has also sold over 125 short stories and articles to books and magazines, and has written for the animated TV show, "Adventures of the Galaxy Rangers."

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