Connie Willis Biography

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"I think science fiction (SF) is the most free and open of all the genres," award-winning author Connie Willis said in a 1998 Cybling online interview. "Romances, you're tied to a single plot with a couple of variations. Westerns, you're tied to a locale and a lot of conventions of detail. Mystery, the mystery has to be central, not the characterization. But in SF you can do anything! You can rewrite fairy tales, you can do history, you can do biology, you can do religion, you can do character driven stories ... you can do adventures. Or you can do deep philosophical stuff ... you can do anything!" Willis has taken advantage of the wide possibilities of science fiction to earn a dozen Hugo and Nebula Awards--more than any other writer in the genre. She is "one of the least predictable" writers in the field, Don D'Ammassa noted in Twentieth-Century Science-Fiction...

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