Catherine Fisher (born 1957) is a Welsh poet and children's novelist who writes in English. She has also worked as a school and university teacher. She lives in the city of Newport, Wales.
When Fisher began writing poetry, she had several poems published in anthologies before three collections of her work appeared with Seren Publishing. The collection Immrama won the Welsh Arts Council Young Writers' Prize in 1989. She won the Cardiff International Poetry Competition in the same year.
- The Conjuror's Game (1990)
- Fintan's Tower (1991)
- Saint Tarvel's Bell (1992)
- The Snow-Walker trilogy:
- The Snow-Walker's Son (1993)
- The Empty Hand (1995)
- The Soul Thieves (1996)
- The Candle Man (1994.)
- The Hare And Other Stories (1994)
- Belin's Hill (1997)
- The Book of the Crow series: (US title: Relic Master series)
- The Relic Master (1998) (US title: The Dark City, 2011)
- The Interrex (1999) (US title: The Lost Heiress, 2011)
- Flain's Coronet (2000) (US title: The Hidden Coronet, 2011)
- The Margrave (2001) (US title: The Margrave, 2011)
- The Lammas Field (1999)
- Darkwater Hall (2000)
- Corbenic (2002)
- The Oracle trilogy:
- The Oracle (US title: The Oracle Betrayed, 2003)
- The Archon (US title: The Sphere of Secrets, 2004)
- The Scarab (US title: Day of the Scarab, 2005)
- Darkhenge (2005)
- The Weather Dress (2005)
- Incarceron series
- Crown of Acorns (May 2010)
- Chronoptika series
Awards and nominations
- 1995, The Candle Man won Best English-Language Book at the Tir na n-Og Awards
- 2003, The Oracle shortlisted for the Whitbread Children's Book Award
- 2003, The Oracle nominated for the Bram Stoker Award for Best Work for Young Readers
- 2007, Corbenic won the Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Children's Literature
- 2019, Clockwork Crow nominated for Blue Peter Book Award
- eval). "Catherine Fisher (1957–) Biography – Personal, Addresses, Career, Honors Awards, Writings, Adaptations, Work in Progress, Sidelights". biography.jrank.org. Retrieved 22 January 2019.
- Retrieved 24 April 2017.
- "Catherine Fisher". Internet Speculative Fiction Database. Retrieved 14 February 2016.
- Tir na n-Og Awards Archived 28 September 2007 at the Wayback Machine
- Costa Book Awards
- Bram Stoker Awards Archived 10 March 2007 at the Wayback Machine
- Mythopoeic Awards Archived 6 February 2007 at the Wayback Machine
- Pollinger Limited page on Catherine (accessed 24 August 2006).
- Official website
- Catherine Fisher at the Writers of Wales Database, Literature Wales
- Catherine Fisher at Fantastic Fiction
- Catherine Fisher profile at BBC Wales
- Catherine Fisher at the Internet Speculative Fiction Database
- Catherine Fisher at Library of Congress Authorities, with 22 catalogue records