Kathleen Sky

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Kathleen Sky
Born (1943-08-05) August 5, 1943 (age 73)
Alhambra, California
Occupation Writer
Nationality American
Genre Speculative fiction

Kathleen Sky (born Kathleen McKinney, August 5, 1943)[1][2] is the pen name of Kathleen McKinney Goldin, an American science fiction and fantasy author. Her pen name is her former married name from her marriage to first husband Karl Sky. From 1972 to 1982 she was married to fellow author and collaborator Stephen Goldin.[1][3]

Most of her fiction is romantic in nature.[1] Her books include Vulcan! and Death's Angel, two of the earliest original novels based on the 1960s Star Trek TV series.[4]


Star Trek novels[edit]

Other novels[edit]

  • Birthright (1975)
  • Ice Prison (1976)
  • Witchdame (1984)


Short stories[edit]

  • "One Ordinary Day, with Box" (1972)
  • "Lament of the Keeku Bird" (1973)
  • "Door to Malequar" (1975)
  • "A Daisychain for Pav" (1976)
  • "Motherbeast" (1978)
  • "The Devil Behind the Leaves" (1981) (with Stephen Goldin)
  • "But I Don't Do Dragons" (1982)
  • "Painting the Roses Red" (2004) (with Stephen Goldin)


  • "Sauerbraten" (1973)
  • An Hour with Kathleen Sky (cassette audiobook) (1979) (with Stephen Goldin)
  • The Business of Being a Writer (1982) (with Stephen Goldin)


  1. ^ a b c Entry on Kathleen Sky in SFE: The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction
  2. ^ Internet Speculative Fiction Database entry for Kathleen Sky
  3. ^ "Stephen Goldin: Bio Sketch" at website of Stephen Goldin
  4. ^ Guide to the Early Star Trek Novels

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