Chris Willrich

Summary

Chris Willrich (born August 28, 1967, in Mount Vernon, Washington) is an American science fiction and fantasy writer. He is best known for his stories about Persimmon Gaunt and Imago Bone. His work has appeared in Asimov's Science Fiction, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Black Gate, The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Flashing Swords!, The Mythic Circle, and Strange Horizons.

Chris Willrich
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Born (1967-08-28) August 28, 1967 (age 54)
Mount Vernon, Washington, United States
OccupationAuthor
Genrescience fiction and fantasy
Website
www.chriswillrich.com

BiographyEdit

Willrich is from Washington State originally, and now lives with his family in Silicon Valley. He majored in English and has worked as a children's librarian.

BibliographyEdit

Gaunt and Bone NovelsEdit

  • The Scroll of Years (Pyr - 2013)
  • The Silk Map (Pyr - 2014)
  • The Chart of Tomorrows (Pyr - 2015)

Gaunt and Bone Short StoriesEdit

  • The Thief with Two Deaths (Fantasy and Science Fiction, June 2000)[1]
  • King Rainjoy's Tears (2002)
  • Penultima Thule (2006)
  • A Wizard of the Old School (2007)
  • The Sword of Loving Kindness (2008) - appeared as a serialization in Beneath Ceaseless Skies:
    • The Sword of Loving Kindness Pt. I in issue #1,[2]
    • The Sword of Loving Kindness Pt. II in issue #2[3]
  • The Mermaid and the Mortal Thing (Lightspeed Magazine - 2012)[4]

Pathfinder TalesEdit

Willrich wrote a Novel and a short story in the Pathfinder universe.

  • The Dagger of Trust - novel 2014[5]
  • The Cloak of Belonging - short story, web fiction 2014[6]

PoetryEdit

  • The Vampire Astronomer (2012) [7]

Short FictionEdit

  • Little Death (Asimov's Science Fiction - 1994)
  • Count to One (Asimov's Science Fiction - 2003)
  • Sails the Morne (Asimov's Science Fiction - 2009)
  • The Lions of Karthagar (Black Gate - 2011)
  • The Mote-Dancer and the Firelife (Beneath Ceaseless Skies - 2012)[8]
  • How the Wicker Knight Would Not Move (Beneath Ceaseless Skies - 2012)[9]
  • Grand Tour (Fantasy & Science Fiction - 2012)
  • Star Soup (Asimov's Science Fiction - 2012)
  • Waiting for a Me Like You (Fantasy & Science Fiction - 2012)
  • What Lies in Ice (Tales from the Magician's Skull - 2017)
  • Shadowdrop (Beneath Ceaseless Skies - 2018)[10]
  • Fragments from the Library of Cygnus X-1 (Asimov's Science Fiction - 2019)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Fantasy & Science Fiction, June 2000 (The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, #585)". Goodreads.
  2. ^ "The Sword of Loving Kindness, Pt. I". Beneath Ceaseless skies. Firkin Press. Retrieved 31 March 2019.
  3. ^ "The Sword of Loving Kindness, Pt. II". Beneath Ceaseless skies. Firkin Press. Retrieved 31 March 2019.
  4. ^ "The Mermaid and the Mortal Thing". Lightspeed Magazine. Retrieved 4 April 2019.
  5. ^ "The Dagger of Trust". Goodreads. Goodreads, Inc. Retrieved 28 November 2019.
  6. ^ "The Cloak of Belonging". PathfinderWiki. Paizo Inc. Retrieved 28 November 2019.
  7. ^ "The Vampire Astronomer". Strange Horizons. Strange Horizons. Retrieved 28 November 2019.
  8. ^ "The Mote-Dancer and the Firelife". Beneath Ceaseless skies. Firkin Press. Retrieved 31 March 2019.
  9. ^ "How the Wicker Knight Would Not Move". Beneath Ceaseless skies. Firkin Press. Retrieved 31 March 2019.
  10. ^ "Shadowdrop". Beneath Ceaseless skies. Firkin Press. Retrieved 31 March 2019.

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