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Midori Snyder

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Full Name: Midori Snyder
Born: January 1, 1954
Santa Monica, California
Occupation: Writer
Nationality: American


Midori Snyder is the author of numerous books for children and adults, published in English, French, Dutch, and Italian. She won the Mythopoeic Award for The Innamorati, a novel inspired by early Roman myth and the Italian "Commedia dell'Arte" tradition. Other novels include The Flight of Michael McBride (a mythic western), Soulstring (a lyrical fairy tale), The Oran Trilogy: New Moon, Sadar's Keep, and Beldan's Fire (imaginary-world fantasy, recently re-published in Vikings's Firebird line), Hannah's Garden (a contemporary faery novel for young adult readers), and Except the Queen (a contemporary faery novel for adult readers, co-authored with Jane Yolen).

Her short stories have appeared in numerous venues including The Armless Maiden; Black Thorn, White Rose; Xanadu III; Swan Sister; Borderland; and The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror. Her nonfiction has appeared in Realms of Fantasy, Journal of Mythic Arts, and other magazines, and in essay collections including Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: Women Writers Explore Their Favorite Fairy Tales.

In addition to writing, she co-directs The Endicott Studio for Mythic Arts with Terri Winding. She co-edited and designed the online Journal of Mythic Arts from 2003 - 2008; and she served as chairwoman on the judges' panel for the 2007 James Tiptree, Jr. Awards.

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