Dana Stabenow

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Birthday
27, 1952
Birthplace
Alaska
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
27, 1952 (age 66)
Birthplace
Alaska

About

An American author of such acclaimed works as Second Star, A Cold Day For Murder, and Though Not Dead, she is best known for her science fiction and mystery novels. Her serial works include the Star Svensdotter sci-fi trilogy and the Kate Shugak mystery books.

Before Fame

She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism from the University of Alaska in 1973. She published her first novel, Second Star, in 1991.

Trivia

Her mystery novel, A Cold Day for Murder, won the Edgar Award for Best Paperback Original in 1993.

Family Life

She grew up in Alaska and was raised by a single mother. Many of her novels are set in her home state.

Associated With

She and Michigan-born author Linda Barnes have both been recipients of the Edgar Award.