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Joan D. Vinge

1948 - Today

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Joan D. Vinge ( ; born April 2, 1948, as Joan Carol Dennison) is an American science fiction author. She is known for such works as her Hugo Award–winning novel The Snow Queen and its sequels, her series about the telepath named Cat, and her Heaven's Chronicles books. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joan D. Vinge has received more than 130,111 page views. Her biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Joan D. Vinge is the 5,736th most popular writer (down from 5,133rd in 2019), the 10,450th most popular biography from United States (down from 9,530th in 2019) and the 795th most popular American Writer.

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  • 17

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  • 3.64

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  • 2.70

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Among writers, Joan D. Vinge ranks 5,736 out of 5,755Before her are Antjie Krog, Brigitte Kronauer, Charles Eastman, Nicole Krauss, Thomas Linacre, and Charles Olson. After her are Christina Hoff Sommers, Dora Marsden, Linda Maria Baros, Lady Charlotte Guest, Eva Ström, and Lisa Brennan-Jobs.

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Among people born in 1948, Joan D. Vinge ranks 589Before her are Lesław Ćmikiewicz, John Dew, Robert John "Mutt" Lange, T Bone Burnett, Tom Wolf, and John Evan. After her are Georgi Yartsev, Stephen Schwartz, Gerrit Graham, Ted Lange, Tom Scott, and Oinikhol Bobonazarova.

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Among people born in United States, Joan D. Vinge ranks 10,450 out of 18,182Before her are Meg White (1974), Charles Olson (1910), Thomas Mifflin (1744), John Kerr (1931), Pat Flaherty (1926), and Max Martini (1969). After her are Jill Kelly (1971), Gretchen Mol (1972), Balthazar Getty (1975), Ray Gillen (1959), Remy LaCroix (1988), and H. Bruce Humberstone (1901).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Joan D. Vinge ranks 795Before her are Lorraine Hansberry (1930), James Truslow Adams (1878), John Scalzi (1969), Charles Eastman (1858), Nicole Krauss (1974), and Charles Olson (1910). After her are Christina Hoff Sommers (1950), Lisa Brennan-Jobs (1978), Stephen Vincent Benét (1898), Elizabeth Moon (1945), Beverly Cleary (1916), and Tristan Taormino (1971).