Kevin Hearne

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Kevin Hearne
Hearne in March 2018
Hearne in March 2018
Born (1970-12-09) December 9, 1970 (age 52)
Arizona, United States
OccupationNovelist
NationalityCanadian
Period2011–present
GenreUrban fantasy, science fiction
Notable worksThe Iron Druid Chronicles, Star Wars: Heir to the Jedi
Website
kevinhearne.com

Kevin Hearne is an American urban fantasy novelist[1][2] born and raised in Arizona.[3]

Hearne is the author of nine novels published by Del Rey. These include the fantasy book series, The Iron Druid Chronicles[4] and the 2015 Star Wars novel, Heir to the Jedi.[5] His novel Tricked made the New York Times Best Seller list.[6] His novel Shattered was his first work released in hardcover[7] and was on the USA Today best sellers list.[8]

Hearne was a high school English teacher at Desert Ridge High School in Mesa, Arizona before moving to Colorado with his wife and son.[4] He is a graduate of Northern Arizona University.[1]

In 2022, Hearne became a Canadian citizen.[9]

Bibliography[edit]

Iron Druid Chronicles Universe[edit]

Novels[edit]

  1. Hounded (Del Rey, May 2011)[10]
  2. Hexed (Del Rey, June 2011)[11]
  3. Hammered (Del Rey, July 2011)[12]
  4. Tricked (Del Rey, April 2012)[13]
  5. Trapped (Del Rey, November 2012)[14]
  6. Hunted (Del Rey, June 2013)
  7. Shattered (Del Rey, June 2014) [First hardcover release]
  8. Staked (Del Rey, January 2016)
  9. Scourged (Del Rey, April 2018) [Final novel]
  10. Ink and Sigil (2020) [Note - set in the Iron Druid universe but not part of the Iron Druid series]
  11. Paper and Blood (2021) [Note - set in the Iron Druid universe but not part of the Iron Druid series]

Collection[edit]

  • Besieged (Del Rey, July 2017)

Oberon's Meaty Mysteries[edit]

  1. The Purloined Poodle (Subterranean, September 2016)
  2. The Squirrel on the Train (Subterranean, 2017)
  3. The Buzz Kill (Subterranean, in Death and Honey February 28, 2019)[9]

Novellas and short stories[edit]

  • Clan Rathskeller (included with the Hounded e-book) (May 2011)
  • Kaibab Unbound (included with the Hounded e-book) (May 2011)
  • A Test of Mettle (on website and included with the Hammered e-book) (July 2011)
  • Two Raven and One Crow (e-book and included in Hunted e-book and print) (September 2012)
  • The Grimoire of the Lamb (e-book) (May 2013)
  • The Chapel Perilous (in Unfettered) (June 2013)
  • The Demon Barker of Wheat Street (in Carniepunk and Besieged) (July 2013)
  • Goddess at the Crossroads (in A Fantasy Medley and Besieged) (2015)
  • A Prelude to War (in Three Slices) (May 2015)
  • The Eye of Horus (in Besieged) (July 2017)
  • Gold Dust Druid (in Besieged) (July 2017)
  • The Bogeyman of Boora Bog (in Besieged) (July 2017)
  • Cuddle Dungeon (in Besieged) (July 2017)
  • Blood Pudding (in Besieged) (July 2017)
  • Haunted Devils (in Besieged) (July 2017)
  • The End of Idylls (in Besieged) (July 2017)
  • The Waters (Broad Reach Publishing, in Resist: Tales From A Future Worth Fighting Against, with half of proceeds going to the ACLU) (November 1, 2018) [11]

The Seven Kennings[edit]

  1. A Plague of Giants (Del Rey, October 2017)
  2. A Blight of Blackwings (Del Rey, February 2020)
  3. A Curse of Krakens (expected June 8,2023)

Tales of Pell (with Delilah S. Dawson)[edit]

  1. Kill the Farm Boy (Del Rey, July 17, 2018)
  2. No Country for Old Gnomes (Del Rey, April 16, 2019) [10]
  3. The Princess Beard (Del Rey, October, 2019)

Other novels[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Fantasy author Kevin Hearne brings 'Arizona Iron Druid Series' to library". Glendale Star. August 24, 2011. Archived from the original on February 20, 2018.
  2. ^ Alden, John R. (May 11, 2011). "Kevin Hearne and Catherynne Valente excel at science fiction this spring". Cleveland Plain Dealer. Archived from the original on December 17, 2014.
  3. ^ "Best Local Fantasy Author Phoenix 2012 - Kevin Hearne". Phoenix New Times. 28 September 2012. Archived from the original on 17 December 2014.
  4. ^ a b Senft, Michael (2015-05-22). "Kevin Hearne heads Sci-Fi Extravaganza at Poisoned Pen". The Arizona Republic. Retrieved 2023-02-16.
  5. ^ "Heir to the Jedi". Random House Publishers. Archived from the original on 2 July 2014. Retrieved 20 July 2014.
  6. ^ "Best Sellers". New York Times. May 13, 2012. Archived from the original on December 22, 2015.
  7. ^ "Book review: 'Shattered (Iron Druid Chronicles)' by Kevin Hearne". The Oklahoman. 27 July 2014. Archived from the original on 10 January 2015.
  8. ^ "USA Today Best-sellers". ABC News. July 17, 2014. Archived from the original on July 30, 2014.
  9. ^ Citizenship, at KevinHearne.com; published August 9, 2022; retrieved October 15, 2022
  10. ^ "Hounded by Kevin Hearne: 9780593359631 | PenguinRandomHouse.com: Books". PenguinRandomhouse.com. Retrieved 2023-02-25.
  11. ^ "Hexed by Kevin Hearne". www.publishersweekly.com. Retrieved 2023-02-25.
  12. ^ "Book review of Hammered by Kevin Hearne". sfbook.com. Retrieved 2023-02-25.
  13. ^ "Tricked by Kevin Hearne: 9780593359662 | PenguinRandomHouse.com: Books". PenguinRandomhouse.com. Retrieved 2023-02-25.
  14. ^ "Trapped by Kevin Hearne: 9780593359679 | PenguinRandomHouse.com: Books". PenguinRandomhouse.com. Retrieved 2023-02-25.

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