Friday, March 13, 1970

Author - McCarthy, Shawna

Birth: February 3, 1954.

Death: Still alive and working as a literary agent.

Comments: Shawna McCarthy is an American science fiction author, editor, and agent. She first gained prominence as the editor of Asimov's Science Fiction, a post she held from 1983 through 1985. In addition to her regular editing duties, McCarthy edited a number of collections drawn from the stories that had appeared in Asimov's. From 1985 to 1988, she was an editor for Bantam. After a stint as an agent, she helped found the fantasy magazine Realms of Fantasy and served as its fiction editor from its inception in 1994 until it finally closed its doors in 2011. She is currently an agent.

McCarthy is married to science fiction artist Wayne Douglas Barlowe. She has a Facebook page.

My reviews of Shawna McCarthy's books:

Other books by Shawna McCarthy that I have read but not reviewed:

Short fiction by Shawna McCarthy appearing in works that I have reviewed:


Magazine issues edited by Shawna McCarthy that I have reviewed:
Realms of Fantasy (June 2011)
Realms of Fantasy (April 2011)
Realms of Fantasy (February 2011)

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