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Esther Mona Friesner-Stutzman, née Friesner (born 16 July 1951; age 66) is a fantasy and science fiction author who has written a couple of Star Trek novels.

Born in New York City, Friesner earned BAs in Spanish and Drama at Vassar College and an MA and PhD in Spanish at Yale University. She taught Spanish at Yale University before becoming a full-time writer for novels, short stories and poems. She even wrote an etiquette and advice column in Pulphouse magazine called "Ask Auntie Esther". She lives in Connecticut with her husband, children, cats, and a bunch of hamsters.

In the Starfleet Corps of Engineers series, a character on the USS da Vinci was named Esther Friesner (β) after her.

Writing credits Edit

Star Trek novels
Some non-Star Trek novels
  • Majyk (series)
  • Chicks (series)
  • Men in Black II (based on the movie)
  • Child of the Eagle: A Myth of Rome
  • Sword Of Mary
  • Wishing Season

Awards Edit

  • 1995 & 1996, Nebula Award for Best Short Story
  • 1994, Skylark Award
  • 1986, Romantic Times' Best New Fantasy Writer

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