Hand, Elizabeth (1957 - )

Genre: Drama/Theatre/Film, General Fiction, Science Fiction/Fantasy, Short Stories

Elizabeth Hand was born in California and grew up in Pound Ridge, NY. She received her B.A. in playwriting and cultural anthropology from The Catholic University of America in 1984 and moved to Maine in 1988. She has two children with Maine author Richard Grant. Hand primarily writes novels and short stories but she is also the author of plays, comic books, and novelizations of film and television episodes. Her essays and reviews have appeared in The Washington Post, The Village Voice, Salon and Down East. Hand has received many honors, including the Philip K. Dick Award, the Nebula Award, the Mythopeic Society Award and the World Fantasy Award.

Select Bibliography

  • Winterlong 1990
  • Aestival 1992 (second in Winterlong series)
  • Icarus Descending 1993 (third in Winterlong series)
  • Waking the Moon 1995
  • Last Summer at Mars Hill 1998 (short stories)
  • Black Light 1999
  • Mortal Love 2004
  • Saffron and Brimstone: strange stories 2006
  • Generation Loss 2007 (Maine island setting)
  • Illyria 2010
  • Radiant Days: A Novel (2012)
  • Available Dark (2012)
  • Errantry: Strange Stories (2012)