Ellen Kushner

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Ellen Kushner (1955- ) Ellen Kushner is the author of World Fantasy Award-winner Thomas the Rhymer, and 'Swords of Riverside' comprising the interconnected novels Swordspoint, The Privilege of the Sword, and The Fall of the Kings (with Delia Sherman). She narrated these as audiobooks for Neil Gaiman Presents, winning an Audie Award for Swordspoint. She has taught creative writing at Clarion, the Odyssey Workshop, and is an instructor at Hollins University's Children's Literature M.F.A. program. She lives in New York City with Delia Sherman and far too many books.


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Essential reading

Wondering where to start with Ellen Kushner? Gateway recommends beginning with the Fantasy Masterworks - which have been selected to showcase the greatest works of modern fantasy - and then moving on to the Riverside sequence . . .


Thomas the Rhymer



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The Privilege of the Sword
The Fall of the Kings

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