Pat Murphy
Pat Murphy
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Pat Murphy is an American science fictoon and fantasy writer born on March 9, 1955 in Washington state. She won the Nebula Award for her 1986 science fiction novel The Falling Woman and also, in the same year, for her novelette “Rachel in Love.” Her 1990 novella “Bones” won the World Fantasy Award and her story collection Points of Departure, also published in 1990, won the Philip K. Dick Award. She has published several other SF and fantasy novels, including The City, Not Long After (1989), Nadya: The Wolf Chronicles (1996), and the children’s novel The Wild Girls (2007). She lives in San Francisco.