Greer Gilman


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Greer Gilman has been writing stories set in Cloud, her Northern mythscape, for a quarter of a century. Her love of British lore and landscape, of its rituals and ballads, is a constant in her work; her love of language at its roots. Her books are written for the ear, as much as for the understanding. Like the earliest stories, they are meant to be sung.

Greer Ilene Gilman was educated at Wellesley College and the University of Cambridge, where she studied on a Vida Dutton Scudder Fellowship. At Cambridge, she read Renaissance English and met with Jomsborg, a circle of fantasists. There she heard Alan Garner speak, had tea with Lucy Boston, and began to think of writing myth. A sometime forensic librarian and cataloger of the polyglot at Har
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Central Park Fifth Avenue

Oh hey! Isn't this a lovely set of whimsies from Artifact? Kathryn Flocken's really got the play between puzzle image and silhouette: the tree in the hansom cab, the sweep of Lady Liberty's robe, the outfit on the baseball player, pants, shoes, stockings and all. When I was looking for scattered bits of him, I found myself singing "Where have you gone, Joe Di Maggio?" I like the confident girl wit Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 3.89 · 877 ratings · 139 reviews · 12 distinct worksSimilar authors
Moonwise

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Cloud and Ashes: Three Wint...

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Cry Murder! in a Small Voice

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Exit, Pursued by a Bear

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A Crowd of Bone

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An Alphabet of Embers

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