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Kij's work has made the final lists for several awards, including the Nebula, Hugo, and World Fantasy awards. In 2001, she won the International Association for the Fantastic in the Art’s Crawford Award for best new fantasy novelist of the year, when her novel The Fox Woman was published. Her novel, Fudoki,
was a finalist for the 2003 James Tiptree, Jr. Award and the 2004 Mythopoeic Fantasy Award, and was a finalist for the World Fantasy Award. Kij was an author guest of honor for the 2005 SFRA conference in Las Vegas. In 2009, her story, "26 Monkeys, Also the Abyss" won the World Fantasy Award; in 2010, her story, "Spar" (note: Not for young readers) won theNebula Award; and in 2011 her story "Ponies" also won the Nebula Award.
Her novels include two volumes of the Heian trilogy Love/War/Death: The Fox Woman and Fudoki. She has also co-written with Greg Cox a Star Trek: The Next Generation novel, Dragon's Honor; and an e-book anthology of her short fiction, Tales for the Long Rains, is currently available from Scorpius Digital. She is currently writing a third novel set in Heian Japan; and Kylen, two novels set in Georgian Britain.
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