Eugie Foster

Biography

Eugie Foster calls home a mildly haunted, fey-infested house in metro Atlanta that she shares with her husband, Matthew. After receiving her master's degree in psychology, she retired from academia to pen flights of fancy. She also edits legislation for the Georgia General Assembly, which from time to time she suspects is another venture into flights of fancy.

Eugie received the 2009 Nebula Award for Best Novelette and was named the Author of the Year by Bards and Sages. THE DRAGON AND THE STARS anthology, edited by Derwin Mak and Eric Choi, with her story, "Mortal Clay, Stone Heart," won the 2011 Prix Aurora Award for Best English Related Work. Her fiction has also received the 2002 Phobos Award; been a finalist for the Hugo and British Science Fiction Association awards; and been translated into eight languages. Her publication credits number over 100 and include stories in REALMS OF FANTASY, INTERZONE, CRICKET, CICADA, FANTASY MAGAZINE, and anthologies NEBULA SHOWCASE 2011, BEST NEW FANTASY, and BEST NEW ROMANTIC FANTASY 2. Her short story collection, RETURNING MY SISTER'S FACE AND OTHER FAR EASTERN TALES OF WHIMSY AND MALICE, was published in 2009 and has been used as a textbook at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and the University of California-Davis.

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Books

The King of Rabbits and Moon Lake and Other Tales of Magic and Mischief
By Eugie Foster
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,210. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Category: Fiction
18 Fairy tales and fables for young, young adult, and young-at-heart readers. Featuring princesses, foxes, rabbits, and other magical mischief from the Orient to Africa and close to home, from the imagination of Nebula Award Winning author Eugie Foster.
A Vampire Quintet
By Eugie Foster
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,070. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013. Category: Fiction
Five sinister and seductive vampire stories from Nebula Award-winning author Eugie Foster.
The Storyteller's Wife
By Eugie Foster
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,440. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013. Category: Fiction
Janie’s life comes crashing around her when she finds the suicide note her husband left. But when the paramedics come, it’s not her beloved Tom they wheel out on the gurney but a wooden changeling left by the faerie folk. What do the fey want with Tom and how can Janie get him back? To find the answer to both questions, Janie must confront the Queen of Faerie and make a heartrending choice.
Body and Soul Art
By Eugie Foster
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,380. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Category: Fiction
In the dim shadows of the Garden of Earthly Delights tattoo parlor, immortal players of an ancient story continue their feuding, caught in a perpetual web of jealousy and betrayal. Russell hopes a new tattoo will symbolize a turning point in his nondescript life, but he finds more than he bargained for when his skin becomes canvas and battlefield for their unending strife.
Beauty's Folly
By Eugie Foster
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,630. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2013. Category: Fiction
When the fortunes of Annabel’s father took a dramatic downturn, they were forced to move from their lavish estate to the slums of New York. There, Annabel meets Eloy, a strange man with beastly features, who whisks away Annabel’s father to a strange, magical manor, only releasing him when she agrees to take his place. A modern retelling of Beauty and the Beast.
Biba Jibun
By Eugie Foster
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,430. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013. Category: Fiction
Every night, as I sleep on my futon, I dream I’m a rabbit, running on a river of moonlight. My fur is white, my legs strong and swift, and I’m going to see Mama. Papa said Mama left because she was one of the obake, the spirit folk. When next the full moon beckoned, Mama turned into a silver rabbit scented with Envy by Gucci, a platinum Bulgari watch around her throat, and flew out into the night.
Requiem Duet, Concerto for Flute and Voodoo
By Eugie Foster
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,950. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013. Category: Fiction
Zoë hears voices. She always has, even before her father died and she had to move to New Orleans. They tell her things, help her when she’s in trouble, and warn her when danger’s nearby. So she doesn’t understand when they advise her to trust Maurin, the strange voodoo man who asks for her still-beating heart in exchange for his help repairing her most treasured keepsake, her father’s bone flute.
Beautiful Winter
By Eugie Foster
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,530. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2013. Category: Fiction
Even though her mother despises sweet, beautiful Marfa, Prascovia finds herself adoring her new stepsister. Their mother's spite drives Marfa one night into the bitter cold, but astonishing them, Marfa returns with violets, strawberries, and the favor of Lord Frost. However, having Father Winter as an admirer has its own perils. A haunting, lush re-imagining of the Russian "Jack Frost" fairy tale.
Nothing of Me
By Eugie Foster
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,140. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013. Category: Fiction
"Based on the myth of pitiable monster Scylla, the story re-imagines the timeless story of Beauty and the Beast to make modern and poignant observations on the ugliness of self-hatred." —Elizabeth A. Allen, Tangent
Returning My Sister's Face and Other Far Eastern Tales of Whimsy and Malice
By Eugie Foster
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 59,620. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Category: Fiction
Enchantment, peril and romance pervade the shadowy Far East. In these dozen stories of adventure and magic from the Orient, a maiden encounters an oni demon in the forest, a bride discovers her mother-in-law is a fox woman, a samurai must appease his sister's angry ghost, and dark and light are two sides of harmony. A striking debut collection from Eugie Foster.
Mortal Clay, Stone Heart and Other Stories in Shades of Black and White
By Eugie Foster
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,940. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2011. Category: Fiction
(5.00 from 1 review)
Eight critically acclaimed short stories by Nebula-Award winning author Eugie Foster. Winner of the 2012 eFestival of Words Best of the Independent eBook Award in the Best Short Story Collection category.
The Wish of the Demon Achtromagk
By Eugie Foster
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,770. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011. Category: Fiction
The demon Achtromagk, Prince of the Endless Plains and Duke of the Wastes of Tomorrow, opened a portal to our universe, freeing it to perform feats of debauchery, to bask in fire and know heat, touch flesh and know pain, and bathe in blood and know lust—except for one, small miscalculation.... Winner of the 2011 Drabblecast People's Choice Award for Best Story.
Sinner, Baker, Fabulist, Priest; Red Mask, Black Mask, Gentleman, Beast
By Eugie Foster
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,890. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011. Category: Fiction
In a far future society, people change their identities, their societal roles, even their personalities based upon the masks they must don each day. But not every citizen is content to play their mandated part, longing instead to discover who they are beneath their masks: sinner, gentleman, or beast. Winner of the 2009 Nebula Award for Best Novelette.

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