Joanna Russ

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Birthday
22, 1937
Birthplace
New York
DEATH DATE
Apr 29, 2011 (74)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
22, 1937
Birthplace
New York
DEATH DATE
Apr 29, 2011 (74)

About

An American writer and feminist, she is known for her science fiction and fantasy novels, as well as for her works of literary criticism. Her best-known titles include How to Suppress Women's Writing and The Female Man. The latter work is a satirical novel with a Utopian setting.

Before Fame

She graduated from Cornell University in 1957. She later received a graduate degree from the Yale School of Drama.

Trivia

She received both a Hugo Award and a Nebula Award.

Family Life

She was raised in the Bronx by Evarett and Bertha Russ.

Associated With

She studied under Vladimir Nabokov at Cornell University.