Kalayna Price

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Kalayna Price
Occupation Novelist
Alma mater University of South Carolina[1]
Period 2009 to present
Genre Urban Fantasy, Dark Fantasy, Fantasy
Notable awards USA Today Bestseller,[2] Maggie Award of Excellence in Paranormal Fiction[3]
Website
http://www.kalayna.com

Kalayna Price is a nationally bestselling[4] American author best known for her Alex Craft novels, an urban fantasy series about a witch who solves crimes by speaking to the dead. She is represented by Lucienne Diver of the Knight Agency.[5]

Biography[edit]

Price has a BFA in Studio art from the University of South Carolina.[6] She is a member of Science Fiction Writers of America[7] and is a regular contributor to Magical Words, an educational blog for writers written by writers, agents, and editors. Other regular Magical Words contributors include (but are not limited to) David B. Coe, A. J. Hartley, Faith Hunter, Misty Massey, and C. E. Murphy.[8]

In the US, Price is published by Roc (Penguin USA) [9] and Bell Bridge Books.[10] Her Alex Craft novels are also available through Penguin in the UK, Australia, and New Zealand.[11] German rights language for both series are held by Blanvalet,[12] and it has been announced that French, Romanian, and Polish language rights have been sold.[13][14][15]

Bibliography[edit]

Alex Craft Novels[edit]

  1. Grave Witch (October 2010 ISBN 978-0-451-46380-7 )
  2. Grave Dance (July 2011 ISBN 978-0-451-46409-5 )
  3. Grave Memory (July 2012 ISBN 978-0-451-46459-0 )
  4. Grave Visions

Novels of Haven[edit]

  1. Once Bitten (January 2009 ISBN 978-0-9802453-9-4 )
  2. Twice Dead (February 2010 ISBN 978-0-9843256-7-2 )
  3. Third Blood (Release date Unknown. Previous release dates (August 2012 and November 2012) were not met)

Audio Editions[edit]

  • Grave Witch (April 2011 ISBN 978-1-4526-5184-2 ) -Tantor Media, read by Emily Durante
  • Grave Dance (July 2011 ISBN 978-1-4526-5185-9 ) -Tantor Media, read by Emily Durante
  • Once Bitten (August 2011 ASIN B005G0UZN6 ) - Audible Frontiers, read by Piper Goodeve
  • Twice Dead (September 2011 ASIN B005G0V60W ) - Audible Frontiers, read by Piper Goodeve

Foreign Editions[edit]

  • Der Kuss der Ewigkeit -German edition of Once Bitten (December 2011 ISBN 978-3-442-37854-8 )-Blanvalet, Translated by Anita Nirschl
  • Vom Tod verführt - German edition of Grave Witch (July 2012 ISBN 978-3-442-37860-9) -Blanvalet, Translated by Lothar Woicke

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Facebook Profile". 2005. Retrieved 2012-01-28. 
  2. ^ "USA Today Best-Selling Book List". 2011-07-14. Retrieved 2012-01-28. 
  3. ^ "2011 Maggie Award Winners". 2011. Retrieved 2012-01-28. 
  4. ^ "USA Today Best-Selling Book List". 2011-07-14. Retrieved 2012-01-28. 
  5. ^ "Knight Agency Client list". Retrieved 2012-01-28. 
  6. ^ "Facebook Profile". 2005. Retrieved 2012-01-28. 
  7. ^ "SFWA Member List". Retrieved 2012-02-28. 
  8. ^ "Magical Words". Retrieved 2012-01-28. 
  9. ^ "Penguin USA". Retrieved 2012-01-28. 
  10. ^ "Bell Bridge Books". Retrieved 2012-01-28. 
  11. ^ "Penguin UK". Retrieved 2012-01-28. 
  12. ^ "Blanvalet/Random House Germany". Retrieved 2012-01-28. 
  13. ^ "Publishers MarketPlace". 2011-11-26. Retrieved 2012-01-28. 
  14. ^ "Knight Agency Foreign Rights Recent sales". Retrieved 2012-01-28. 
  15. ^ "Author Website:News". Retrieved 2012-01-28.