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A collection of stories and poems relating to shapeshifting — animal transfiguration — legends from around the world — from werewolves to vampires and the little mermaid, retold and reimagined by such authors as Peter Beagle, Tanith Lee, Lucius Shepard, Jeffrey Ford, Ellen Kushner and many others. Illustrated with decorations by Charles Vess. Includes brief biographies, authors` notes, and suggestions for further reading.

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Ellen Kushner (full name - Ellen Ruth Kushner, Ellen Ruth Kushner ) American writer Ellen Ruth Kushner ([b ] Ellen Ruth Kushner) - American. She was born in Washington DC and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. For some time in her childhood she lived in France. She attended Bryn More College and graduated from Barnard College. After graduating, she took a job as a fantasy editor at Ace Books / Grosset and later became a literary editor at Pocket Books / Simon & amp; Schuster ". She also managed to work as a compiler of advertising texts and was looking for new promising authors for publishing houses. Kashner has written several books for the children`s series. Her debut novel was Swordspoint: A Melodrama of Manners (1987). In 2002, its sequel appeared - the novel "The Fall of the Kings" (2002), created on the basis of the novel of the same name in 1997, co-authored with Delia Sherman. Critics attribute both of these novels to the so-called. Mannerpunk. They are set in an un...

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Ellen Kushner (full name - Ellen Ruth Kushner, Ellen Ruth Kushner ) American writer Ellen Ruth Kushner ([b ] Ellen Ruth Kushner) - American. She was born in Washington DC and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. For some time in her childhood she lived in France. She attended Bryn More College and graduated from Barnard College. After graduating, she took a job as a fantasy editor at Ace Books / Grosset and later became a literary editor at Pocket Books / Simon & amp; Schuster ". She also managed to work as a compiler of advertising texts and was looking for new promising authors for publishing houses. Kashner has written several books for the children`s series. Her debut novel was Swordspoint: A Melodrama of Manners (1987). In 2002, its sequel appeared - the novel "The Fall of the Kings" (2002), created on the basis of the novel of the same name in 1997, co-authored with Delia Sherman. Critics attribute both of these novels to the so-called. Mannerpunk. They are set in an unnamed fictional capital city and its infamous Coastal District, where mercenaries of all stripes await their employers. And last July, another Kashner novel, The Privilege of the Sword (2006, Locus magazine award) was released. , which takes place in the same world. Kushner`s second novel to be published is based on the Scottish folk ballads Thomas the Rhyme (1990), which won the Mythopoetic Fantasy Prize -1991 and the World Fantasy Prize -1991 (tied for first place). Ellen Kushner is also the author of about a dozen short stories and poems; some have been reprinted in anthologies from the annual Best of the Year: Fantasy & Horror series. Kashner`s works have been translated into Spanish, Catalan, Latvian, German, Russian, French and Japanese. She is the compiler of two anthologies of "magic works" - "Basilisk" (1980) and, with Don Keller and Delia Sherman, "The Horns of Elfand" (1997). Kashner is a popular lecturer and speaks a lot for different audiences (“from synagogue to fantastic convention”), and also lectured on literary skills at seminars “Clarion Writers & # 039; Workshop "and" Odyssey Workshop ". She is also well known in the US as the author and host of the weekly radio show Sound & amp; Spirit ", dedicated to" the study of world mythology, spirituality and human experience through the medium of music. " Several of Kashner`s radio programs have received "industry" awards. In 2002, Kashner released a CD with the short story "The Golden Dreydl". It is accompanied by music by Tchaikovsky from The Nutcracker, performed by the Shirim Klezmer Orchestra. This story will be published by Charlesbridge Press in Fall 2007 as a children`s book. Also Ellen, together with Rykodisc, released the musical album Welcoming Children Into the World, based on the music she selected for Sound & amp; Spirit ". She also performed in various cities in the United States with the program "Esther: the Feast of Masks", originally created for her broadcast. Ellen Kushner currently lives in Boston, Massachusetts with her partner, writer Delia Sherman. Kashner and Sherman are active participants in the so-called. The Interstitial art movement, are co-founders of the interstitial Arts Foundation, an associated non-profit organization, and are members of The Endicott Studio founded by Terry Windling. Kashner was also a member of the organizing committee of the Boston Early Music Festival. She recently worked with composer Ben Moore in New York on the musical The Bone Chandelier (based on 19th century waltzes and a vengeance story inspired by the tragedies of Jacob I), and with Yale Storm and Elizabeth Schwartz on a production based on on the history of Jewish women. Ellen Kushner loves to travel, loves to sing and cook, recently discovered a passion for gardening, prides herself on having learned to dance at a late age, and admits that she "always dreamed of being asked to play Hamlet." © Grumbler Reviews Official site , Bibliography , blog . Page on Fantlab: http://fantlab.ru/autor1114