Grania Davis

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Grania Davis.

Grania Davis (July 17, 1943 - April 28, 2017) was an American author and editor of science fiction and fantasy novels and short stories. She was also the primary editor of the posthumous work of her late former-husband, Avram Davidson. Her short stories have appeared in various genre magazines, anthologies, and "best of" collections.[1] The Boss in the Wall (1998, Tachyon Publications with Avram Davidson) was nominated for a Nebula Award in the Best Novella category.[2]

She was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and grew up in Hollywood, California.[3] As of 2016 she had lived in San Rafael, California for many years. She passed away on April 28, 2017.


  • Proud Peacock and the Mallard (1976)
  • Doctor Grass (1978)
  • The Rainbow Annals (1980)
  • The Great Perpendicular Path(1980)
  • Moonbird (1986)
  • Marco Polo and the Sleeping Beauty (with Avram Davidson, 1998)
  • The Boss in the Wall: A Treatise on the House Devil (with Avram Davidson, 1998)
  • The Scarlet Fig: Or Slowly Through a Land of Stone (co-editor, with Henry Wessells, 2005)
  • The Avram Davidson Treasury (co-editor, with Robert Silverberg, 1998)
  • The Investigations of Avram Davidson (co-editor, with Richard A. Lupoff, 1999)
  • Everybody Has Somebody in Heaven: Essential Jewish Tales of the Spirit (co-editor, with Jack Dann, 2000)
  • The Other 19th Century (co-editor, with Henry Wessells, 2001)
  • !Limekiller! (co-editor, with Henry Wessells, 2003)
  • Speculative Japan (co-editor, with Gene Van Troyer, 2007)
  • Tree of Life, Book of Death: The Treasures of Grania Davis (short story collection, 2013)


  1. ^ Grania Davis on Nippon 2007
  2. ^ Grania Davis on Fantastic Fiction
  3. ^ Tree of Life, Book of Death: The Treasures of Grania Davis (short story collection, 2013)

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