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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Phyllis Eisenstein  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT

Born: N/A

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Phyllis Eisenstein teaches Science Fiction writing at Columbia College of Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Phyllis Eisenstein has been a professional writer since 1971, both on her own and in collaboration with her husband Alex. She has published 6 novels and thirty or so short stories, novelets, and novellas. She has been nominated twice each for the Hugo and the Nebula, the Science Fiction field's highest awards. Phyllis has also written a nonfiction book, Overcoming the Pain of Inflammatory Arthritis, which is about the use of pantothenic acid (vitamin B5) for arthritis, a disease she has had all of her adult life. Phyllis is Editor-in-Chief and Autocrat of Spec-Lit.


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Awards

-- Phyllis has been nominated twice each for the Hugo and the Nebula, the Science Fiction field's highest awards.