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Katherine Kurtz


(Katherine Irene Kurtz)
USA (1944 - )

Katherine Irene Kurtz is the author of numerous fantasy novels, especially the Deryni novels. Although born in America, for the past several years she has lived in a renovated castle in the south of Ireland with her husband.
 
Anthologies edited
 
Anthologies containing stories by Katherine Kurtz
 
Short stories
The Summoning (1991)
The Gargoyle's Shadow (1998)


Awards
Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature Best Book nominee (1971) : Deryni Rising
Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature Best Book nominee (1973) : Deryni Checkmate
Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature Best Book nominee (1974) : High Deryni


Books about Katherine Kurtz
The Work of Katherine Kurtz (2009) by Mary A Burgess and Boden Clarke (Robert Reginald)
 
Katherine Kurtz recommends
Windmaster's Bane
Windmaster's Bane (1986)
(David Sullivan, book 1)
Tom Deitz
"Masterful, entertaining."
The Baker's Boy
The Baker's Boy (1995)
(Book of Words, book 1)
J V Jones
"J. V. Jones and The Baker's Boy are quite a find .... A deliciously intricate tale."
The City of Exile
The City of Exile (1997)
(Caledon, book 3)
Deborah Turner Harris
"A rich tapestry..."
Ill Met by Moonlight
Ill Met by Moonlight (2001)
(Shakespearean Fantasies, book 1)
Sarah A Hoyt
"An intriguing speculation regarding the identity of Shakespeare's Dark Lady and a fetching surmise on where he might have gotten inspiration for his plays."
The Briar King
The Briar King (2002)
(Kingdoms of Thorn and Bone, book 1)
Greg Keyes
"Lord, how the man can use the English language. [Greg Keyes] can really spin out images - and he's given some really clever twists to old tried-and-true fantasy premises. ...Definitely left me turning the pages late."
Turning the Storm
Turning the Storm (2002)
(Eliana's Song, book 2)
Naomi Kritzer
"Exceedingly well done. I couldn't put it down."
On Fire's Wings
On Fire's Wings (2004)
(Final Dance, book 1)
Christie Golden
"A spinner of superb yarns, richly textured as a tapestry."



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