The amazing Grania Davis was born 74 years ago

Jack Vance and Grania Davis in 2005 at the Tachyon 10th Anniversary Party (Photo: Jeremy Lassen/LOCUS)

Editor and writer Grania Davis penned the novels THE RAINBOW ANNALS and MOONBIRD. With Avram Davidson, she co-wrote MARCO POLO AND THE SLEEPING BEAUTY and THE BOSS IN THE WALL, which received a World Fantasy Award nomination. Davis’ short fiction has been collected in TREE OF LIFE, BOOK OF DEATH.


Davis edited several collections of Davidson’s work including THE AVRAM DAVIDSON TREASURY (with Robert Silverberg),  THE INVESTIGATIONS OF AVRAM DAVIDSON (with Richard A. Lupoff), and EVERYBODY HAS SOMEBODY IN HEAVEN: ESSENTIAL JEWISH TALES OF THE SPIRIT (with Jack Dann). She (alongside Gene Van Troyer) is responsible for the anthology SPECULATIVE JAPAN: OUTSTANDING TALES OF JAPANESE SCIENCE FICTION AND FANTASY.

The beloved Grania passed away earlier this year. She is missed.

For more info on THE BOSS IN THE WALL, visit the Tachyon page.

Cover by Michael Dashow