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Nina Osier

Augusta, Maine, United States

Email: nina_osier@yahoo.com

Home page: http://www.geocities.com/nina_osier

"9-UH" was born with a sun tan in the village of Camden, Maine. Her first home was on Friendship Long Island, off the Maine coast. She started “writing” at the age of two, when her parents decided to write down her stories and read them back to her. A librarian in the central Maine town of Gardiner, where the family lived during Nina’s school years, introduced her at age 11 to the novels of Andre Norton, Madeleine L’Engle, and Alan E. Nourse — after which science fiction became her genre of choice.

Nina’s first novel, "Exile’s End," was published in 1997 by Electra-Light Books of London, Ontario. She graduated from New Hampshire College, and has worked as a high school teacher and as an accountant. She now directs the Division of Records Management Services at the Maine State Archives, where she gets some of her best ideas! She lives on a country road in Sidney, Maine, where she writes, gardens, and wishes humans didn’t have to waste time sleeping.

Interests: speculative fiction, science fiction

Published writer: Yes

Freelance: No


Published works:


  • Interphase
  • Farthinghome: Three Short Novels in One Volume
  • Farthinghome, Book Three: Atonement
  • Farthinghome, Book Two: Exodus
  • Farthinghome, Book One: Invasion
  • Mistworld
  • The Way to Freedom
  • Granite Island
  • The Mad Fisherman's Daughter: Two Novellas
  • Escape to Themyscira
  • Starship Castaways
  • Conduct Unbecoming
  • Unfamiliar Territory
  • Second Chances (pseudonym: Marianne Barron)
  • Rough Rider
  • Regs
  • Silent Service
  • Exile's End
  • Matushka
  • Nonfiction

  • Tabitha June Is a Shoulder Cat
  • Love, Jimmy: A Maine Veteran's Longest Battle
  • The Songs of a Kitten Are Deadly