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Catherynne M. Valente
Born May 5, 1979 (1979-05-05) (age 42)
Seattle, Washington
Occupation Poet, novelist, literary critic
Nationality American
Alma mater UC San Diego, Edinburgh University
Genre Postmodern, fantasy, mythpunk
Notable awards James Tiptree, Jr. Award (2006), storySouth Million Writers Award (2007), Rhysling Award (2007), Mythopoeic Award (2008), Andre Norton Award (2009), Locus Award (2014)

Catherynne M. Valente (born Bethany Thomas, May 5, 1979) is an American fiction writer, poet, and literary critic. For her speculative fiction novels she has won the annual James Tiptree, Andre Norton, and Mythopoeic Fantasy Awards. Her short fiction has appeared in Clarkesworld Magazine, the World Fantasy Award–winning anthologies Salon Fantastique and Paper Cities, along with numerous Year's Best volumes. Her critical work has appeared in the International Journal of the Humanities as well as in numerous essay collections.

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