Patricia A. McKillip

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Patricia Anne McKillip
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Born (1948-02-29) February 29, 1948 (age 66)
Occupation Novelist
Alma mater San Jose State University
Genre Fantasy
Notable awards Mythopoeic Awards 1995, World Fantasy Award 1975 and 2003, World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement 2008

Patricia Anne McKillip (born February 29, 1948) is an American author of fantasy and science fiction novels, which have been winners of the World Fantasy Award, the Locus Award, and the Mythopoeic Award. In 2008, she was a recipient of the World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement.[1] She lives in Oregon and is married to David Lunde, a poet.[2]

According to Fantasy Book Review, Patricia McKillip grew up in Oregon, Britain, and Germany and received a bachelor of arts in English in 1971 and a master of arts in 1973 from San Jose State University.[3] She has also lived in Roxbury, New York (in around 1999).[4]

Most of her recent novels feature cover paintings by Kinuko Y. Craft.

Bibliography[edit]

(Not all of these ISBNs are for first editions.)

The Riddle-Master trilogy[edit]

Name Published ISBN Notes
The Riddle-Master of Hed 1976 ISBN 0-7088-8051-7
Heir of Sea and Fire 1977 ISBN 0-7088-8050-9
Harpist in the Wind 1979 ISBN 0-7088-8052-5 Locus Award winner (Best Fantasy Novel), 1980;[5]
World Fantasy Award nominee, 1980;[5]
Hugo Award nominee, 1980[5]

Omnibus editions:

Name Published ISBN Notes
Riddle of Stars 1979 ? Science Fiction Book Club edition, October, 1979
Quest of Riddlemasters 1982 ISBN 0-345-26198-4
The Quest of the Riddlemaster 1983 ISBN 0-345-29089-5
Riddle-Master 1999 ISBN 0-441-00596-9
The Riddle-Master's Game 2001 ISBN 1-85798-796-9

The Cygnet duology[edit]

Name Published ISBN Notes
The Sorceress and the Cygnet 1991 ISBN 0-441-77564-0 Mythopoeic Fantasy Award finalist, 1992[6]
The Cygnet and the Firebird 1993 ISBN 0-441-12628-6 Mythopoeic Fantasy Award finalist, 1994[6]
Omnibus edition: Cygnet (2007, ISBN 0-441-01483-6)

Kyreol duology[edit]

Name Published ISBN Notes
Moon-Flash 1984 ISBN 0-689-31049-8
The Moon and the Face 1985 ISBN 0-689-31158-3 Omnibus Edition:
Moon-Flash (2005, ISBN 0-14-240301-6)

Other works[edit]

Name Published ISBN Notes
The House on Parchment Street 1973 ISBN 0-689-70451-8
The Throme of the Erril of Sherril 1973 ISBN 0-441-80839-5
The Forgotten Beasts of Eld 1974 ISBN 0-380-00480-1 World Fantasy Award winner 1975[7]
Mythopoeic Fantasy Award finalist, 1975[6]
The Night Gift 1976 ISBN 0-689-70470-4
Stepping from the Shadows 1982 ISBN 0-425-07107-3
Fool's Run 1987 ISBN 0-356-14394-5) Science Fiction
The Changeling Sea 1988 ISBN 0-689-31436-1 Mythopoeic Fantasy Award finalist 1990[6]
Something Rich and Strange
("A Tale of Brian Froud's Faerielands")
1994 ISBN 0-553-09674-5 Mythopoeic Fantasy Award winner, 1995[6]
The Book of Atrix Wolfe 1995 ISBN 0-441-00211-0 Mythopoeic Fantasy Award finalist, 1996[6]
Winter Rose 1996 ISBN 0-441-00334-6 Nebula Award nominee, 1996[8]
Locus Fantasy Award nominee, 1997[9]
Mythopoeic Fantasy Award finalist, 1997[6]
Song for the Basilisk 1998 ISBN 0-441-00447-4 Mythopoeic Fantasy Award finalist, 1999[6]
The Tower at Stony Wood 2000 ISBN 0-441-00733-3 Nebula Award nominee, 2001[10]
Ombria in Shadow 2002 ISBN 0-441-00733-3 World Fantasy Award winner, Best Novel 2003[11]
In the Forests of Serre 2003 ISBN 0-441-01011-3 Mythopoeic Fantasy Award finalist, 2004[6]
Alphabet of Thorn 2004 ISBN 0-441-01130-6 Mythopoeic Fantasy Award finalist, 2005[6]
Od Magic 2005 ISBN 0-441-01248-5 World Fantasy Award nominee, Best Novel 2006[12]
Harrowing the Dragon 2005 ISBN 0-441-01248-5 short stories
Solstice Wood 2006 ISBN 0-441-01366-X Mythopoeic Fantasy Award winner, 2007[6]
The Bell at Sealey Head 2008 ISBN 0-441-01630-8 Mythopoeic Fantasy Award finalist, 2009
Locus Award nominee, 2009[13]
The Bards of Bone Plain 2010 ISBN 0-441-01957-9 Mythopoeic Fantasy Award finalist, 2011[6]
Wonders of the Invisible World 2012 ISBN 978-1-61696-087-2 Short Stories; published by Tachyon Publications

Short Stories[edit]

The short stories and the publications in which they appear under them.

  • "Fortune's Children" 1990
Tales of the Witch World 3 (1990)
  • "The Gorgon in the Cupboard" (Novella) 2004
To Weave a Web of Magic (2004)
  • "The Harrowing of the Dragon of Hoarsbreath" 1982
Elswhere Vol II (1984)
The Throme of the Erril of Sherril (1984)
Harrowing the Dragon (2005)
  • "A Matter of Music" 1984
Elsewhere Vol III (1984)
Harrowing the Dragon (2005)
  • "A Troll and Two Roses" 1985
Faery! (1985)
Harrowing the Dragon (2005)
  • "Baba Yaga and the Sorcerer's Son" (1986)
Dragons and Dreams (1986)
Harrowing the Dragon (2005)
  • "The Fellowship of the Dragon" (1992)
After the King (1992)
Harrowing the Dragon (2005)
  • "The Stranger" 1993
Temporary Walls (1993)
Harrowing the Dragon (2005)
  • "Ash, Wood, Fire" 1993
Harrowing the Dragon (2005)
  • "The Snow Queen" 1993
The Years Best Fantasy and Horror: Seventh Annual Collection (1994)
Harrowing the Dragon (2005)
  • "Transmutations" (1994)
Xanadu 2 (1994)
The Years Best Fantasy and Horror: Eighth Annual Collection (1995)
Harrowing the Dragon (2005)
  • "The Lion and the Lark" (1995)
The Years Best Fantasy and Horror: Ninth Annual Collection (1996)
Harrowing the Dragon (2005)
  • "The Witches of Junket" 1996
Sisters in Fantasy 2 (1996)
Harrowing the Dragon (2005)
  • "Star-Crossed" (1997)
Shakespearean Whodunits" (1997)
Harrowing the Dragon (2005)
  • "Toad" 1999
Silver Birch, Blood Moon 1999
Harrowing the Dragon (2005)
  • "Voyage into the Heart" (1999)
Voyages, The 25th WFC (1999)
Harrowing the Dragon (2005)
  • "Lady of the Skulls" 1993
Strange Dreams (1993)
The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Seventh Annual Collection (1994)
Harrowing the Dragon (2005)
The Secret History of Fantasy edited by Peter S. Beagle (2010)
  • "The Twelve Dancing Princesses" 2000
A Wolf at the Door and Other Retold Fairy Tales (2000)
Wonders of the Invisible World (2012)
  • "Hunters Moon" 2002
The Green Man: Tales from the Mythic Forest (2002)
Wonders of the Invisible World (2012)
  • "Byndley"
Firebirds (2003)
Wonders of the Invisible World (2012)
  • "Undine" 2004
The Faery Reel: Tales from the Twilight Realm (2004)
Wonders of the Invisible World (2012)
  • "Out of the Woods" 2004
Flights (2004)
Wonders of the Invisible World (2012)
  • "Jack O'Lantern" 2006
Firebirds Rising (2006)
Wonders of the Invisible World (2012)
  • "Naming Day" 2007
Dark Alchemy (2007)
Wonders of the Invisible World (2012)
  • "The Kelpie" 2005
The Fair Folk (2005)
Wonders of the Invisible World (2012)
  • "The Fortune-Teller" 2007
The Coyote Road: Trickster Tales (2007)
Wonders of the Invisible World (2012)
  • "Knight of the Well" 2012
A Book of Wizards (2012)
Wonders of the Invisible World (2012)
  • "The Old Woman and the Storm" 1985
Imaginary Lands (1985)
Wonders of the Invisible World (2012)
  • "A Doorkeeper of Khaat" 1989
Full Spectrum 2 (1989)
Wonders of the Invisible World (2012)
  • "Oak Hill" (1998)
The Essential Bordertown (1998)
The Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror: Twelfth Annual Collection (1999)
Wonders of the Invisible World (2012)
  • "A Gift to Be Simple" 1999
Not of Woman Born (1999)
Wonders of the Invisible World (2012)
  • "Wonders of the Invisible World" (1995)
Full Spectrum 5 (1995)
Year's Best SF (1996)
Wonders of the Invisible World (2012)
  • "Xmas Cruise" 1993
Christmas Forever (1993)
Wonders of the Invisible World (2012)

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2008 World Fantasy Award. [1]. Retrieved 2009-05-28.
  2. ^ McKillip, Patricia A. The Bell at Sealey Head. New York: Penguin Books, 2008. Back flap of dust jacket.
  3. ^ Fantasy Book Review. Biography of Patricia A. McKillip
  4. ^ McKillip, Patricia A. The Tower at Stony Wood. New York: Puntnam/Penguin Books, 2000. Back flap of dust jacket.
  5. ^ a b c "1980 Award Winners & Nominees". Worlds Without End. Retrieved 2009-07-03. 
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l "Mythopoeic Awards - Fantasy". Mythopoeic Society. Retrieved 2010-04-01. 
  7. ^ "1975 Award Winners & Nominees". Worlds Without End. Retrieved 2009-07-03. 
  8. ^ "1996 Award Winners & Nominees". Worlds Without End. Retrieved 2009-07-04. 
  9. ^ "1997 Award Winners & Nominees". Worlds Without End. Retrieved 2009-07-04. 
  10. ^ "2001 Award Winners & Nominees". Worlds Without End. Retrieved 2009-07-04. 
  11. ^ "2003 Award Winners & Nominees". Worlds Without End. Retrieved 2009-07-04. 
  12. ^ "2006 Award Winners & Nominees". Worlds Without End. Retrieved 2009-07-04. 
  13. ^ "2009 Award Winners & Nominees". Worlds Without End. Retrieved 2009-07-04. 

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