Roberta Ann (R. A.) MacAvoy is a fantasy and science fiction author in the United States. Several of her books draw on Celtic or Taoist themes. She won the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer in 1984. R. A. MacAvoy was born in Cleveland, Ohio to Francis and Helen MacAvoy. She attended Case Western Reserve University and received a B.A. in 1971. She worked from 1975 to 1978 as an assistant to the financial aid officer of Columbia College of Columbia University and from 1978 to 1982 as a computer programmer at SRI International before turning to full-time writing in 1982. She married Ronald Allen Cain in 1978.
R.A. MacAvoy was diagnosed with dystonia following the publication of her Lens series. She now has this disorder manageable and has returned to writing.
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- Interview: R.A. MacAvoy by Steven Gould | Lightspeed Magazine
I find serious martial arts students don't read adventure fantasy, and serious readers of fantasy don't bother to work out the moves in their heads. Bummer!
- Complete Novels of R. A. MacAvoy Now Back in Print | E-Reads
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- The SF Site Featured Review: In Between
R.A. MacAvoy was born in Cleveland, OH. She attended Case Western Reserve University and received a B.A. in 1971. She worked from 1975 to 1978 as an assistant to the financial aid officer of Columbia College of Columbia University and ...
- Lens of the World by RA MacAvoy: An Unlikely Hero Begins - E-Reads
In Lens of the World, the first novel of an action-packed and liltingly written trilogy, award-winning fantasist R. A. MacAvoy's dwarfish hero Nazuret embarks.
- The Grey Horse by R.A. MacAvoy | Josephine's Readers Advisory
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- Knotwork and custom: R.A. MacAvoy's The Book of Kells | Tor.com
Jo Walton rereads R. A. MacAvoy's The Book of Kells.
- My reading list - Winter of the Wolf - R A Macavoy - Network Home
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- Audio heaven: The Book of Kells ? R.A MacAvoy
The Book of Kells ? R.A MacAvoy. An unusual and original work of fantasy from the acclaimed author of Tea with the Black Dragon. A contemporary man, John Thornburn (a meek, non-violent and unpredictable artist) and ...
- Fresh Meat: R.A. MacAvoy's Death and Resurrection (Dec. 20, 2011 ...
While R. A. MacAvoy's Death and Resurrection is science fiction/fantasy, there is a romance subplot that becomes more rewarding as the novel proceeds.
- RA MacAvoy's Tea With the Black Dragon - Tor.com
The tea, the statue, the dragon and you: R.A. MacAvoy's Tea With the Black Dragon. Jo Walton. When I first read Tea With the Black Dragon I had never tasted Oolong tea. Now I have a special pot for it. Tea With the Black ...
- Charlotte's Library: The Grey Horse, by R.A. MacAvoy, for Retro Friday
The Grey Horse, by R.A. MacAvoy, for Retro Friday · The Grey Horse, by R.A. MacAvoy (1987, YA, although it was marketed as an adult book--there wasn't much fantasy marketed as YA per se back in the day, 247 pages)
- Review: Death and Resurrection by R.A. MacAvoy | Leaves & Pages
Probably a bit higher than it really deserves ? it's a far from flawless novel ? but I'm just so happy that R.A. MacAvoy is back in the game after a really long hiatus due to ill-health (18 years), and because I really like the way this ...
- R. A. MacAvoy's Tea With The Black Dragon by Victoria Janssen
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- The Third Eagle, RA MacAvoy | SF Mistressworks
The Third Eagle, RA MacAvoy (1989) Review by Ian Sales I've gone on record as saying one of my favourite fantasy series is MacAvoy's trilogy comprising The Lens of the World, King of the Dead and The Winter of the Wolf ...
- Audible Loves R.A. MacAvoy | Aliens in This World
Audible Loves R.A. MacAvoy. The renowned Eighties fantasy writer, R.A. McAvoy, was yet another casualty of the midlist chaos of the Nineties. It appears that she really did finish her Lens of the World trilogy, for one thing, but ...