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Anne Ursu Papers

Summary Information
Title: Anne Ursu Papers
Dates: 2010
Creator: Ursu, Anne
Location: Materials are housed in the Andersen Library caverns. Please allow 30 minutes for retrieval.
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-2109
Anne Ursu is the author of two novels for adults and three novels for young adults. The Anne Ursu Papers contain written production material for three young adult titles published between 2006 and 2008.

Repository: University of Minnesota. Children's Literature Research Collections.

Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

Gift of

Ursu, Anne


Materials are arranged alphabetically by published title and chronologically within each title.

Biographical Sketch of Anne Ursu

Anne Ursu was born in Minneapolis, MN. She graduated from Brown University in Providence, RI. Before changing her focus to young adult literature, Ursu published two novels for adults. Between 2006 and 2009, Ursu published three books for young adults as part of the Cronus Chronicles . Beginning with The Shadow Thieves , this trilogy is about modern day teens who must navigate the world of Greek mythology. Their story continues in The Siren Song and The Immortal Fire .

Biographical Source: Something About the Author , vol. 177

Collection Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of one holograph and several typescripts for the three titles in Ursu's Cronus Chronicles trilogy. It also contains notes and correspondence.

Subject Terms
  • This collection is indexed under the following headings in the catalog of the University of Minnesota Libraries. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
  • Ursu, Anne
  • Animals, Mythical -- Juvenile fiction
  • Mythology, Greek -- Fiction
  • Poseidon (Greek deity) -- Juvenile fiction
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Box MF 4470
The Immortal Fire, illustrated by Neil Swaab, published New York: Atheneum, 2009 (12 folders)  Box MF 4470
Note  Contains: typescript (271 p., 306 p.); notes (20 p.); correspondence (6 p.)
Box MF 4468-69
The Shadow Thieves, illustrated by Eric Fortune, published New York: Atheneum, 2006 (11 folders)  Box MF 4468-69
Note  Contains: holograph notebook (100 p.); typescript (16 p., 208 p., 250 p.); corrected typescript (17 p.); notes (15 p.)
Box MF 4469
The Siren Song, illustrated by Eric Fortune, published New York: Atheneum, 2007 (11 folders)  Box MF 4469
Note  Contains: typescript (268 p., 250 p.); notes (22 p.)