RAYMOND E. FEIST
E. Feist is a Southern California by birth and a San Diegan by choice.
He was educated at the University of California, San Diego, where he took
his B.A. in Communication Arts with Honors in 1977.
New York Times and Times of London Best-seller, he is the author of Magician,
Silverthorn, and A Darkness at Sethanon, the three novels comprising The
Riftwar Saga. Other works include the Empire Trilogy, co-authored by Janny
Wurts, Prince of the Blood, The King's Buccaneer, and Faerie Tale a dark-fantasy
set in contemporary America, as well as the Serpentwar Saga and The Riftwar
Legacy series, which is based in part on the hugely successful computer
games set in his universe, Betrayal at Krondor and Return to Krondor.
completing Honoured Enemy, co-authored by William Forstchen, the first
book in the Legends of the Riftwar series, due for release shortly. He
is currently working on Murder in LaMut co-authored by Joel Rosenberg
in the same series, and Talon of the Silver Hawk the first book in The
Conclave of the Shadows, which follows in the near Future after the end
of the Serpentwar Saga. Hobbies include collecting movies on DVD, fine
wine, books on the history of Professional Football, and the works of
about the author:
E. Feist lives in southern California, with his wife Kathlyn Starbuck
Feist, and their two children, Jessica and James. He is the son of Barbara
and Felix Feist. He is an avid wine drinker and a fan of older rock-n-roll.
He began writing in 1977 as a hobby, and after being laid off by his employer,
he took to it full time in 1978. In 1982, Magician was published, and
his career as a fantasy author took off. And, as he says, "...the rest
Last Revised: November 2005.