Josepha Sherman (December 12, 1946 – August 23, 2012) was an American author, folklorist, and anthologist.[1] In 1990 she won the Compton Crook Award for the novel The Shining Falcon.[2]

Josepha Sherman
Born(1946-12-12)December 12, 1946
DiedAugust 23, 2012(2012-08-23) (aged 65)
Resting placeHebrew Burial Association Cemetery, East Haven, Connecticut
Occupationauthor, editor, folklorist
NationalityAmerican
Period1986–2012
Genrefantasy, science fiction
Subjectfolklore, mythology
Notable worksThe Shining Falcon
Notable awardsCompton Crook Award
Website
www.sff.net/people/Josepha.Sherman/

Contents

WorksEdit

SeriesEdit

BuffyverseEdit

Find Your Fate Junior TransformersEdit

9. The Invisibility Factor (1986)

Bardic Choices (with Mercedes Lackey)Edit

1. A Cast of Corbies (1994)

Prince of the SidheEdit

1. The Shattered Oath (1995)
2. Forging the Runes (1996)

NovelsEdit

  • Golden Girl and the Crystal of Doom (1986)
  • The Shining Falcon (1989) -- based on the Russian fairy tale The Feather of Finist the Falcon
  • The Horse of Flame (1990)
  • Child of Faerie, Child of Earth (1992)
  • A Strange and Ancient Name (1992)
  • Windleaf (1993)
  • Gleaming Bright (1994)
  • King's Son, Magic's Son (1994) -- based on the Child ballad King Estmere
  • Son of Darkness (1998)

Series contributed toEdit

  • Secret of the Unicorn Queen
  • Swept Away! (1988)
  • The Dark Gods (1989)
  • Swept Away / Sun Blind (2004) (with Gwen Hansen)

Bard's TaleEdit

1. Castle of Deception (1992) (with Mercedes Lackey)
4. The Chaos Gate (1994)

Star Trek (with Susan Shwartz)Edit

  • Vulcan's Forge (1997)
  • Vulcan's Heart (1999)
  • Exodus: Vulcan's Soul Book One (2004)
  • Exiles: Vulcan's Soul Trilogy Book Two (2006)
  • Epiphany: Vulcan's Soul Trilogy Book Three (2007)

HighlanderEdit

Mage KnightEdit

4. The Black Thorn Gambit (2004)

Gene Roddenberry's AndromedaEdit

4. Through the Looking Glass (2005)

Anthologies editedEdit

  • A Sampler of Jewish-American Folklore (1992)
  • Rachel the Clever: And Other Jewish Folktales (1993)
  • Orphans of the Night (1995)
  • In Celebration of Lammas Night (1995)
  • Trickster Tales: Forty Folk Stories from Around the World (1996)
  • Lammas Night (1996) (with Mercedes Lackey)
  • Urban Nightmares (1997) (with Keith R.A. DeCandido)
  • Merlin's Kin: World Tales of the Heroic Magician (1998)
  • Told Tales: Nine Folktales from Around the World (1999)
  • Magic Hoofbeats: Fabulous Horse Tales (2004)
  • Young Warriors: Stories Of Strength (2005) (with Tamora Pierce)

Non fictionEdit

  • Indian Tribes of North America (1986)
  • Greasy Grimy Gopher Guts: The Subversive Folklore of Childhood (1995) (with T K F Weisskopf)
  • The First Americans: Spirit of the Land and the People (1996)
  • Xena: All I Need to Know I Learned from the Warrior Princess (1998)
  • Artificial Intelligence (2000) (with Robert L Perry)
  • Build Your Own Website (2000) (with Robert L Perry)
  • Multimedia Magic (2000) (with Robert L Perry)
  • Personal Computer Communications (2000) (with Robert L Perry)
  • Bill Gates: Computer King (2000)
  • Barrel Racing (2000)
  • Bull Riding'(2000)
  • Jeff Bezos: King of Amazon (2001)
  • Larry Ellison: Sheer Nerve (2001) (with Daniel Ehrenhaft)
  • The Ear: Learning How We Hear (2001)
  • The Upper Limbs: Learning about How We Use Our Arms, Elbows, Forearms, and Hands (2001)
  • Samuel de Champlain: Explorer of the Great Lakes Region and Founder of Quebec (2002)
  • Henry Hudson: English Explorer of the Northwest Passage (2002)
  • Mythology for Storytellers (2002)
  • Competitive Soccer for Girls (2002)
  • Deep Space Observation Satellites (2003)
  • The History of the Internet (2003)
  • The History of the Personal Computer (2003)
  • Internet Safety (2003)
  • Flakes and Flurries: A Book about Snow (2003)
  • Gusts and Gales: A Book about Wind (2003)
  • Nature's Fireworks: A Book about Lightning (2003)
  • Splish Splash!: A Book about Rain (2003)
  • Sunshine: A Book about Sunlight (2003)
  • Shapes in the Sky: A Book about Clouds (2003)
  • The Cold War (2003)
  • Your Travel Guide to Ancient China (2003)
  • Your Travel Guide to Ancient Israel (2003)
  • Geothermal Power (2003)
  • Hydroelectric Power (2003)
  • Nuclear Power (2003)
  • Solar Power (2003)
  • Wind Power (2003)
  • It's a Www. World (2004)
  • Fossil Fuel Power (2004)
  • Queen Lydia Liliuokalani, Last Ruler of Hawaii (2004)

Anthologies contributionEdit

  • First Contact (1987)
  • Dragon Fantastic (1992)
  • Alternate Warriors (1993)
  • Alien Pregnant by Elvis (1994)
  • Weird Tales from Shakespeare (1994
  • Witch Fantastic (1994)
  • Xanadu 3 (1994)
  • Chicks in Chainmail (1995)
  • Sherlock Holmes in Orbit (1995)
  • Superheroes (1995)
  • Don't Forget Your Spacesuit, Dear (1996)
  • Future Net (1996)
  • Otherwere (1996)
  • The Shimmering Door (1996)
  • Space Opera (1996)
  • Elf Magic (1997)
  • Return of the Dinosaurs (1997)
  • Wizard Fantastic (1997)
  • Zodiac Fantastic (1997)
  • Black Cats and Broken Mirrors (1998)
  • Chicks 'n Chained Males (1999)
  • Children of the Night (1999)
  • Flights of Fantasy (1999)
  • Twice Upon a Time (1999)
  • Civil War Fantastic (2000)
  • Guardsmen of Tomorrow (2000)
  • Perchance to Dream (2000)
  • The First Heroes: New Tales of the Bronze Age (2004)
  • Magic Tails (2005)
  • Sword and Sorceress XXIV (2009)

Short storiesEdit

  • The Magic-stealer (1991)
  • Monsieur Verne and the Martian Invasion (1993)
  • Ancient Magics, Ancient Hope (1994)
  • The Defender of Central Park (1994)
  • Racehorse Predicts the Future! (1994)
  • The Case of the Purloined L'Isitek (1995)
  • Old Woman Who Created Life (1995)
  • Teacher's Pet (1995)
  • Witch-Horse (1995)
  • The Coyote Virus (1996)
  • I've Got the Horse, Right Here (1996)
  • Mother Knows Best (1996)
  • One Late Night, with Jackal (1996)
  • A Song of Strange Revenge (1996)
  • Fangs for the Memory (1997)
  • A Game of Mehen (1997)
  • Ilian (1997)
  • Netted (1997)
  • Wild Hope (1997)
  • The Cat Who Wasn't Black (1998)
  • Feeding Frenzy Or the Further Adventures of the Frog Prince (1999)
  • A Question of Faith (1999)
  • Shiftless (1999)
  • The Dreams That Stuff Is Made of (2000)
  • Images (2000)
  • The Silver Flame (2000)
  • "A Hero for the Gods" (2004)
  • Cat-Friend (2005)
  • The Case Of The Haunted City (2009)

TelevisionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Josepha Sherman: 1946-2012". ComicMix. Retrieved 2012-08-24.
  2. ^ "Compton Crook Award Winners". Baltimore Science Fiction Society. Retrieved June 25, 2012.

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