About Kay Kenyon
Kay Kenyon is the author of over a dozen science fiction and fantasy novels. Her latest works comprise the Dark Talents trilogy, titled At the Table of Wolves, Serpent in the Heather and in April, Nest of the Monarch. Her science fiction books include The Entire and The Rose quartet, Maximum Ice, and The Seeds of Time. Her other fantasy novels are A Thousand Perfect Things and Queen of the Deep.
Her novels have been nominated for the Philip K. Dick Award, the Endeavour Award, the John W. Campbell Award and have been twice nominated for the American Library Association Reading List Awards. Her short fiction has been published in numerous anthologies and magazines as well as a collection: Dystopia: Five Dark and Hopeful Tales. The pictures at left are from a recent trip to Scotland, including the wonderful horse outside of Edinburgh Castle.
Recently her Dark Talents trilogy finished up. It’s a historical fantasy set in 1936 England. From Simon & Schuster/Saga Press, it’s the story of dark Talents, Nazis and espionage–offering up a dramatic and slightly-altered history of the run-up to WWII.
Kay is a founding member of the Write on the River organization in Wenatchee, Washington, dedicated to nurturing writers from inspiration to publication.
She and her husband split their time between Wenatchee and Southern California, both desert environments which she claims is the best environment for story ideas.
Recent podcast interviews
Horrible Writing podcast. I talk about why writing won’t save you.