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American science fiction writerwd:Q234700
country of citizenship: United States of America
educated at: University of Northern Colorado
occupation: novelist, poet, writer, science fiction writer
award received: Bob Morane Prize, Nebula Award for Best Novelette, Nebula Award for Best Short Story, Hugo Award for Best Novelette, John W. Campbell Memorial Award for Best Science Fiction Novel, Nebula Award for Best Novella, Hugo Award for Best Novella, Nebula Award for Best Novel, Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel, Locus Award for Best Short Story, Hugo Award for Best Novel, Hugo Award for Best Short Story, Kurd Lasswitz Award for best foreign work, Ignotus Award for Best Foreign Novel, Damon Knight Memorial Grand Master Award, Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame
Constance Elaine Trimmer Willis (born December 31, 1945), commonly known as Connie Willis, is an American science fiction and fantasy writer. She has won eleven Hugo Awards and seven Nebula Awards for particular works—more major awards than any other writer—most recently the "Best Novel" Hugo and Nebula Awards for Blackout/All Clear (2010). She was inducted by the Science Fiction Hall of Fame in 2009 and the Science Fiction Writers of America named her its 28th SFWA Grand Master in 2011.Several of her works feature time travel by history students at a faculty of the future University of Oxford—sometimes called the Time Travel series. They are the short story "Fire Watch" (1982, also in several anthologies and the 1985 collection of the same name), the novels Doomsday Book and To Say Nothing of the Dog (1992 and 1997), as well as the two-part novel Blackout/All Clear (2010). All four won the annual Hugo Award but Doomsday Book and Blackout/All Clear won both the Hugo and Nebula Awards.
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