Guy Gavriel Kay

Guy Gavriel Kay

Guy Gavriel Kay (born 1954, Canada) is the internationally bestselling author of twelve books. He has been awarded the International Goliardos Prize for his work in the literature of the fantastic, is a two-time winner of the Aurora Award, and has been nominated five times for the World Fantasy Award. His works have been translated into 22 languages. He was retained by J.R.R. Tolkien's estate to work with Christopher Tolkien in the reconstruction of the posthumously published Tolkien work, The Silmarillion.

After completing the Fionavar Tapestry trilogy, which showed the influence of a variety of Celtic and Norse myths, Guy Gavriel Kay began writing epic historical fantasies. Although magic is generally present to some extent and the books do take place on a variety of fantasy worlds, these later novels tend to be inspired by actual historical events.


Bright Weavings: The Worlds of Guy Gavriel Kay – Authorized website.

Edited: Jussi January 27, 2013
Book Covers
The Summer Tree (The Fionavar Tapestry #1)7.08
The Wandering Fire (The Fionavar Tapestry #2)7.28
The Darkest Road (The Fionavar Tapestry #3)7.44
A Song for Arbonne8.86
The Lions of Al-Rassan9.28
Sailing to Sarantium (The Sarantine Mosaic #1)8.60
Lord of Emperors (The Sarantine Mosaic #2)8.90
The Last Light of the Sun8.10
Under Heaven (Under Heaven #1)9.12
River of Stars (Under Heaven #2)9.00
Children of Earth and Sky
A Brightness Long Ago
All the Seas of the World

Speculative Fiction Novels (15)

2022 | fantasy | Release date May 2022

2019 | fantasy

2016 | fantasy
(Under Heaven #2)
2013 | fantasy
(Under Heaven #1)
2010 | fantasy

2007 | fantasy

2004 | fantasy
(The Sarantine Mosaic #2)
2000 | fantasy
(The Sarantine Mosaic #1)
1998 | fantasy

1995 | fantasy

1992 | fantasy

1990 | fantasy > high fantasy
(The Fionavar Tapestry #3)
1986 | fantasy > high fantasy
(The Fionavar Tapestry #2)
1986 | fantasy > high fantasy
(The Fionavar Tapestry #1)
1984 | fantasy > high fantasy