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Birthday
24, 1950
Birthplace
Illinois
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
24, 1950 (age 69)
Birthplace
Illinois

About

An American fantasy writer, she is particularly known for her Bedlam's Bard, Diana Tregarde, and SERRAted Edge novels. Many of her works take place in the fictional country of Valdemar.

Before Fame

She graduated from Purdue University in 1972. At the start of her literary career, she published stories in Friends of Darkover and Fantasy Book Magazine.

Trivia

She is most proud of By the Sword, a novel she published in 1991.

Family Life

She and her husband, fantasy artist Larry Dixon, settled in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Associated With

She and Sarah Douglass are both popular fantasy writers.