C. J. Cherryh

1942 - Today

C. J. Cherryh

Carolyn Janice Cherry (born September 1, 1942), better known by the pen name C. J. Cherryh, is an American writer of speculative fiction. She has written more than 80 books since the mid-1970s, including the Hugo Award-winning novels Downbelow Station (1981) and Cyteen (1988), both set in her Alliance–Union universe. She is known for "world building", depicting fictional realms with great realism supported by vast research in history, language, psychology, and archeology. Cherryh (pronounced "Cherry") appended a silent "h" to her real name because her first editor, Donald A. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of C. J. Cherryh has received more than 271,863 page views. Her biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 3,682nd most popular writer.

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  • 28

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.41

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  • 3.70

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, C. J. Cherryh ranks 3,677 out of 4,883Before her are Yrsa Sigurðardóttir, Charles Montagu Doughty, Rachel de Queiroz, Maksim Tank, Antoni Lange, and Vincenzo Cerami. After her are David Benioff, Anne Applebaum, Charlie Kaufman, Pencho Slaveykov, Eric Frank Russell, and Thomas Dekker.

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Among people born in 1942, C. J. Cherryh ranks 304Before her are Valentin Lebedev, Pedro Morales, Fred Thompson, Jean Shrimpton, Shukri Ghanem, and Anneke Grönloh. After her are John Seale, Tom Belsø, Michael G. Wilson, Derek Parfit, Joe Lieberman, and Nobby Stiles.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, C. J. Cherryh ranks 4,844 out of 12,171Before her are Barry Bonds (1964), Kenneth Mars (1935), Mark Pellegrino (1965), Rick Perry (1950), Seka (1954), and Chuck Close (1940). After her are Buckethead (1969), Cesar Chavez (1927), David Smith (null), Bobby Bland (1930), Regis Philbin (1931), and David Benioff (1970).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, C. J. Cherryh ranks 416Before her are Eric Roth (1945), David Crane (1957), Richard Scarry (1919), John Gray (1951), Russell Kirk (1918), and Jack Finney (1911). After her are David Benioff (1970), Anne Applebaum (1964), Charlie Kaufman (1958), Norman Spinrad (1940), Camille Paglia (1947), and Chaim Potok (1929).