Happy birthday to the imaginative Tad Williams
success as an acclaimed bestselling author, Tad Williams held
numerous odd jobs, including insurance salesman, radio host, laying
titles, and several years in a rock band called Idiot. Among his
numerous works are the classic stand alone novel Tailchaser’s
Song and the series Memory, Sorrow & Thorn (The
Dragonbone Chair, Stone of Farewell, and To
Green Angel Tower), Otherland (City of
Golden Shadow, River of Blue Fire, Mountain
of Black Glass, and Sea of Silver
Light), Shadowmarch (Shadowmarch, Shadowplay,
Shadowrise, and Shadowheart), Bobby Dollar (The
Dirty Streets of Heaven, Happy Hour in
Hell, and Sleeping Late on Judgement Day),
and The Ordinary Farm Adventures (with Deborah Beale The
Dragons of Ordinary Farm and The Secrets of Ordinary Farm).
2017 saw the first volumes of two new series set in the same universe:
Tales of Osten Ard (The Heart of What Was Lost) and
The Last King of Osten Ard (The Witchwood Crown).
authored comics for DC, Image, Wildstorm, and Big Entertainment.
Titles included Aquaman: Sword of Atlantis, The
Next, WildC.A.T.S., Divine Right, and
Mirrorworld: Rain. His numerous shorter works have been
collected in Rite: Short Work, A Stark and
Wormy Knight, and THE VERY BEST OF TAD WILLIAMS.
All of us at Tachyon wish the fantastical Tad a happy birthday.
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Cover by Kerem Beyit
Design by Elizabeth Story