|Born||June 28, 1954|
|Occupation||author, essayist, musician|
Deborah Grabien (born June 28, 1954) is an American novelist and essayist. Her works cross several genres, including murder mysteries, supernatural thrillers, utopian fantasies, etc. Her novel Plainsong is a religious fantasy featuring the Wandering Jew and a female Messiah.
Deborah was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2002. She has used her own experiences in dealing with the disease to illuminate character traits in her characters; particularly J.P. Kinkaid, the protagonist in the Kinkaid Chronicles mystery series.
- Still Life With Devils (2007)
- Woman of Fire (1988/UK)
- also released as Eyes in the Fire (1989/US)
- The Kinkaid Chronicles
- The Haunted Ballads
- The Weaver and the Factory Maid (2003)
- Famous Flower of Serving Men (2004)
- Matty Groves (2005)
- Cruel Sister (2006)
- New Slain Knight (2007)
- Fire Queen (1990)
- Plainsong (1990)
- And Then Put Out the Light (1993/UK, 2009/US)
- Tales From the House Band (editor) (2011)
Short Stories, Essays & Reviews
- Chuck Leavell: Back To The Woods: A tribute to the pioneers of blues piano (2012) appeared on Sleeping Hedgehog
- The Thing About Movements… (2011) appeared on Harlot's Sauce
- Goodnight, dazzling stranger. (2011) appeared on Sleeping Hedgehog
- The Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus (2011) appeared on Sleeping Hedgehog
- Nicky Hopkins (2011) appeared on Sleeping Hedgehog
- Ladies and Gentlemen: the Rolling Stones (2010) appeared on Sleeping Hedgehog
- Rolling Stones: Exile on Main Street (2010) appeared on Sleeping Hedgehog
- Ronnie Penque: Only Road Home (2010) appeared on Sleeping Hedgehog
- Comfort and the Unexpected: In Conversation with Maddy Prior (2010) appeared on Green Man Review, edited by Cat Eldridge, et al.
- An Unkindness of Authors (conversation with Peter S. Beagle, August 2008) (2008) appeared on Green Man Review, edited by Cat Eldridge, et al.
- Ghost, in the Key of B (2008) appeared on Membra Disjecta, edited by Deena Fisher
- Dear Richard, Please Will You Play...? Three shows, three settings, one happy woman (2008) appeared on Green Man Review, edited by Cat Eldridge, et al.
- Truth, in the Middle (2008) appeared in For Keeps, edited by Victoria Zackheim
- The Boys in the Barroom (2008) appeared on Green Man Review, edited by Cat Eldridge, et al.
- Sunrise (2008) appeared on Membra Disjecta, edited by Deena Fisher
- Love and Crit and the Whole Damned Thing—Finding the Fulcrum point between heart and head (in conversation with David Smay) (2008) appeared on Green Man Review, edited by Cat Eldridge, et al.
- Talkin' About that Unbroken Circle—Deborah Grabien on Music in 2007 (2008) appeared on Green Man Review, edited by Cat Eldridge, et al.
- Edge (2005) appeared in Dogtown Review, Issue One, edited by David J. Schwartz and Keith Demanche
- I Am the Lion (2002) appeared in The Best Of Parisalon4665 Anthology, edited by Cantara Christopher
- Chris Gilmore, "Grabien, Deborah" in St. James Guide To Fantasy Writers, edited by David Pringle. St. James Press, 1996. ISBN 1-55862-205-5 (pp.238-39)
- Author's website
- Author's website on Red Room
- Deborah Grabien at the Internet Speculative Fiction Database
- Deborah Grabien @ FantasticFiction.co.uk