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R A MacAvoy


(Roberta Ann MacAvoy)
USA flag (1949 - )

Roberta Ann (R. A.) MacAvoy is a fantasy and science fiction author in the United States. Several of her books draw on Celtic or Taoist themes. She won the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer in 1984. R. A. MacAvoy was born in Cleveland, Ohio to Francis and Helen MacAvoy. She attended Case Western Reserve University and received a B.A. in 1971. She worked from 1975 to 1978 as an assistant to the financial aid officer of Columbia College of Columbia University and from 1978 to 1982 as a computer programmer at SRI International before turning to full-time writing in 1982. She married Ronald Allen Cain in 1978.
 
Series
 
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Lens of the World
1. Lens of the World (1990)
2. King of the Dead (1991)
3. Winter of the Wolf (1993)
     aka The Belly of the Wolf
 
Novels
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Novellas
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Awards
Philip K Dick Award Best Book nominee (1983) : Tea with the Black Dragon
Hugo Best Novel nominee (1984) : Tea with the Black Dragon
John W. Campbell Best New Author winner (1984)
John W. Campbell Best Book winner (1984) : Tea with the Black Dragon
Nebula Awards Best Novel nominee (1984) : Tea with the Black Dragon
World Fantasy Best Novel nominee (1984) : Tea with the Black Dragon
Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature Best Book nominee (1985) : Damiano
Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature Best Book nominee (2013) : Death and Resurrection



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