|Karin Lowachee was born in South America, raised near
Toronto and lived in the sub-Arctic community of Rankin Inlet for 9
months. Karin's short story "Culture Shock" appeared in the
summer 1994 issue of On Spec.
Karin's first novel, Warchild,
won the Warner Aspect first novel
contest. She is the second person (as
well as the second Canadian) to win the Warner Aspect first novel
contest. The first was Nalo Hopkinson. This
well received novel was short-listed for both a Prix
Aurora Award and a Philip
K. Dick Award. It also made the Locus
Recommended Reading list and Science Fiction Chronicle's "One
of the Year's Best SF Novels". Karin's novel Burndive
debuted at #7 on the November
2003 Locus Bestseller List and is a sequel to Warchild.
Karin's latest novel is called Cagebird.
Look for Karin's newest novel,