Judith Tarr

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Judith Tarr (born in Augusta, Maine, January 30, 1955)[1] is an American fantasy and science fiction author.[2] She received her B.A. in Latin and English from Mount Holyoke College in 1976, and has an M.A. in Classics from Cambridge University, and an M.A. and PhD in Medieval Studies from Yale University.[3][4][5] She taught Latin at Wesleyan University from 1990 to 1993.[6]

She breeds Lipizzan horses at Dancing Horse Farm, her home in Vail, Arizona.[4] The romantic fantasies that she writes under the name Caitlin Brennan[7] feature "dancing horses" modeled on those that she raises.[citation needed]


  • Caitlin Brennan, pseudonym used for the White Magic series (The Mountain’s Call and sequels) and House of the Star[7]
  • Kathleen Bryan, pseudonym used for the War of the Rose series (The Serpent and the Rose and sequels)[7]


As Caitlin Brennan[edit]

As Kathleen Bryan[edit]


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  1. ^ "Judith Tarr - Summary Bibliography". www.isfdb.org. Retrieved October 18, 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Judith Tarr's Bibliography". www.sff.net. Archived from the original on March 3, 2016. Retrieved September 16, 2015.
  3. ^ "Amazon.com: Judith Tarr: Books, Biography, Blog". Archived from the original on November 19, 2009. Retrieved November 27, 2016.
  4. ^ a b "Judith Tarr". Macmillan Publishers. Retrieved October 2, 2014.
  5. ^ "Judith Tarr (1955-) Biography - Writings, Sidelights - Personal, Addresses, Career, Member, Honors Awards". biography.jrank.org. Retrieved September 20, 2015.
  6. ^ "Where are they now?" (PDF). JUNO'S PEACOCK. Wesleyan University, Department of Classical Studies (2): 8. July 1996. Retrieved September 20, 2015.
  7. ^ a b c "Judith Tarr | BVC Authors | Book View Cafe". bookviewcafe.com. Retrieved September 15, 2015.
  8. ^ "Judith Tarr: author bibliography, biography, books, series, web links". scifan.com. Retrieved September 16, 2015.
  9. ^ a b c Locus Award Index Archived February 18, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.

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