Patricia A. McKillip

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Patricia Anne McKillip
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Born (1948-02-29) February 29, 1948 (age 70)
Occupation Novelist
Alma mater San Jose State University
Genre Fantasy
Notable awards Mythopoeic Awards 1995, World Fantasy Award 1975 and 2003, World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement 2008

Patricia Anne McKillip (born February 29, 1948) is an American author of fantasy and science fiction novels, which have been winners of the World Fantasy Award, the Locus Award, and the Mythopoeic Award. In 2008, she was a recipient of the World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement.[1] She lives in Oregon and is married to David Lunde, a poet.[2]

According to Fantasy Book Review, Patricia McKillip grew up in Oregon, Britain, and Germany and received a bachelor of arts in English in 1971 and a master of arts in 1973 from San Jose State University.[3] She has also lived in Roxbury, New York (in around 1999).[4]

Most of her recent novels feature cover paintings by Kinuko Y. Craft.



  1. 2008 World Fantasy Award. [1]. Retrieved 2009-05-28.
  2. McKillip, Patricia A. The Bell at Sealey Head. New York: Penguin Books, 2008. Back flap of dust jacket.
  3. Fantasy Book Review. Biography of Patricia A. McKillip
  4. McKillip, Patricia A. The Tower at Stony Wood. New York: Puntnam/Penguin Books, 2000. Back flap of dust jacket.

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