Author of 14 novels, Lisa Goldstein burst upon the literary landscape after winning the National Book Award for her first novel, The Red Magician (1982). She followed that tour de force with The Dream Years (1985), which garnered her a World Fantasy Award nomination. Goldstein followed those up with a string of acclaimed works including A Mask for the General (1987; Arthur C. Clarke nominee), Tourists (1989; an expansion of the lauded short story), Strange Devices of the Sun and Moon (1993), Summer King, Winter Fool (1994), Walking the Labyrinth (1996), Dark Cities Underground (1999; Mythopeic Fantasy Award nominee), The Alchemist’s Door (2002), THE UNCERTAIN PLACES (2011; winner of Mythopeic Fantasy Award), Weighing Shadows (2015), and IVORY APPLES (2019). She also penned a pair of novels as Isabel Glass: Daughter of Exile (2004) and The Divided Crown (2005).
Goldstein’s many respected short stories have been collected in Daily Voices (1989) and Travellers in Magic (1994). Her story “Paradise Is a Walled Garden” won the 2011 Sidewise Award.
All of us at Tachyon wish the amazing Lisa a very special birthday. May the magic never end.