Michael Cadnum

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Michael Cadnum (born 1949) is an American poet and novelist. He has written more than thirty books for adults, teens and children. He is best known for his adult suspense fiction, and young adult fiction based on myths, legends, and historical figures.[1][2]

Cadnum attended both University of California at Berkeley, and San Francisco State University. He earned a National Endowment of the Arts fellowship for his poetry.[3]

He currently lives in Albany, California.[4]

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Novels[edit]

  • Seize the Storm(2012)
  • Flash (2010)
  • Peril on the Sea (2009)
  • The King's Arrow (2008)
  • Nightsong: The Legend of Orpheus and Eurydice (2006)
  • The Dragon Throne (2005)
  • Starfall: Phaeton and the Chariot of the Sun (2004)
  • Ship of Fire (2003)
  • Daughter of the Wind (2002)
  • The Leopard Sword (2002)
  • Forbidden Forest: the story of Little John and Robin Hood (2002)
  • Raven of the Waves (2001)
  • Redhanded (2000)
  • The Book of the Lion (2000)
  • Blood Gold (2004)
  • Rundown (1999)
  • Heat (1998)
  • In A Dark Wood (1998)
  • Edge (1997)
  • Zero At The Bone (1996)
  • The Judas Glass (1996)
  • Taking It (1995)
  • Skyscape (1994)
  • The Horses of the Night (1993)
  • Ghostwright (1993)
  • Breaking the Fall (1992)
  • Saint Peter's Wolf (1992)
  • Sleepwalker (1991)
  • Calling Home (1991)
  • Nightlight (1990)

Short Fiction[edit]

  • Can't Catch Me (collection, 2006, Tachyon Publications)
  • Together Again (2001)
  • Ella and the Canary Prince (1999)

Poetry[edit]

  • "Day by Day" (2003)
  • Illicit (chapbook, 2001)
  • The Woman Who Discovered Math (chapbook, 2001)
  • The Cities We Will Never See (1993)
  • By Evening (1992)
  • Foreign Springs (chapbook, 1988)
  • Invisible Mirror (chapbook, 1987)
  • Long Afternoons (1986)
  • "Wrecking the Cactus" (pamphlet, 1985)
  • The Morning of the Massacre, (chapbook, 1981)

Awards and honors[edit]

Michal Cadnum is the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship for poetry, and the Helen Bullis Prize (Poetry Northwest). He was a finalist for the Owl Creek Book Award, the Los Angeles Times Book Award, and the National Book Award, 2000, for The Book of the Lion.

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