Darcie Little Badger

About Darcie

Darcie Little Badger is a Lipan Apache writer with a PhD in oceanography. Her critically acclaimed debut novel, Elatsoe, was featured in Time Magazine as one of the best 100 fantasy books of all time. Elatsoe also won the Locus award for Best First Novel and is a Nebula, Ignyte, and Lodestar finalist. Her second fantasy novel, A Snake Falls to Earth, received a Nebula Award, an Ignyte Award, and a Newbery Honor and is on the National Book Awards longlist. Darcie is married to a veterinarian named Taran.

Personal Identity

Hi everybody! Darcie here. Want to know more about me? Read on!

My name is Dr. Darcie Little Badger – you can call me Darcie or DLB, too.

I’m an enrolled member of the Lipan Apache Tribe of Texas. There are hundreds of indigenous tribes/nations in the United States, all distinct, so I prefer to be called a “Lipan Apache writer” or “Apache writer” instead of “Native American writer.”

Lastly, my pronouns are she/her/hers.

Well, that’s about it! Thanks for visiting 😀