About the Author

From old Chicago family with ties to the ​underworld. Winner 'Seattle's Ugliest Couch' upon which she wrote every day. "What a wild, original and outrageously funny writer she is." ​-TimeOut Jody Scott was an award-winning American writer whose novels garnered extensive critical and peer acclaim. A satirist who employed speculative and mainstream fiction to critique society and question the nature of reality, her scifi series The Benaroya Chronicles (consisting of the novels Passing for Human, I,Vampire ​and Devil-May-Care) became cult classics of feminist satire and were widely hailed for their hilarity and originality. ​ In Berkeley CA partnered with George Leite to publish the influential beat-generation Circle Magazine and to run daliels bookstore, and with whom she also co-authored the novel cure it with honey, winner of the Mystery Writers of America Edgar Award, before settling in Seattle WA in the 1960's. There she lived the remainder of her life and produced the bulk of her oeuvre. Scott died of heart failure in 2007. Her papers are housed at the Eaton archive at UC Riverside, Riverside CA, which is the largest speculative fiction archive in the U.S. ​read full biography at jodyscott.info/about * * * * * WEBSITE jodyscott.info SOCIAL MEDIA twitter.com/jodyscottinfo facebook.com/authorjodyscott AWARDS Mystery Writers of America Edgar Award Nebula Award, preliminary nominee Guggenheim, short-listed

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