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Charles (Henri Diederick Höefsmit) de Lint (1951-) Biography

Career, Awards, Honors, SidelightsPersonal, Addresses, Member, Writings

(Samuel M. Key)

Born 1951, in Bussum, Netherlands; immigrated to Canada, 1952, naturalized citizen, 1961; Education: Attended Aylmer and Philemen Wright high schools. Hobbies and other interests: Music, fine arts.

Agent—Russell Galen, Scovil Chichak Galen Literary Agency, Inc., 381 Park Avenue South, Suite 1020, New York, NY 10016.

Science Fiction Writers of America, SF Canada.


De Grijze Roos (title means "The Grey Rose"; short stories), Een Exa Uitgave (Belgium), 1983.

The Riddle of the Wren, Ace Books (New York, NY), 1984.

Moonheart: A Romance, Ace Books (New York, NY), 1984.

The Harp of the Grey Rose, Starblaze, 1985.

Mulengro: A Romany Tale, Ace Books (New York, NY), 1985.

Yarrow: An Autumn Tale, Ace Books (New York, NY), 1986.

Ascian in Rose (novella), Axolotl Press (Eugene, OR), 1987.

Jack the Giant-Killer: A Novel of Urban Faerie, Armadillo-Ace, 1987.

Greenmantle, Ace Books (New York, NY), 1988.

Wolf Moon, New American Library (New York, NY), 1988.

Westlin Wind (novella), Axolotl Press (Eugene, OR), 1988, Tor (New York, NY), 1993.

(With others) Philip Jose Farmer's The Dungeon: Book Three (shared series), Byron Preiss/Bantam (New York, NY), 1988.

(With others) Philip Jose Farmer's The Dungeon: Book Five (shared series), Byron Preiss/Bantam (New York, NY), 1988.

Svaha, Ace Books (New York, NY), 1989, Tor (New York, NY), 1994.

Berlin (novella), Fourth Avenue Press, 1989, published in Life on the Border, Tor (New York, NY), 1991.

The Fair in Emain Macha, Tor (New York, NY), 1990.

Drink down the Moon: A Novel of Urban Faerie, Ace, 1990.

The Dreaming Place, illustrated by Brian Froud, Atheneum (New York, NY), 1990.

Ghostwood, illustration by Donna Gordon, Axolotl Press (Eugene, OR), 1990.

Paperjack (novella), illustrated by Judy J. King, Cheap Street (New Castle, VA), 1991.

Ghosts of Wind and Shadow (novella), Axolotl Press (Eugene, OR), 1991.

The Little Country, Morrow (New York, NY), 1991.

Spiritwalk, Tor (New York, NY), 1992.

Into the Green, Tor (New York, NY), 1993.

Dreams Underfoot: The Newford Collection, Tor (New York, NY), 1993.

The Wild Wood, Bantam Books (New York, NY), 1994.

Memory and Dream, Tor (New York, NY), 1994.

The Ivory and the Horn, Tor (New York, NY), 1995.

Jack of Kinrowan, Tor (New York, NY), 1995.

Trader, Tor (New York, NY), 1997.

Someplace to Be Flying, Tor (New York, NY), 1998.

Moonlight and Vines, Tor (New York, NY), 1999.

The Newford Stories, SF Book Club, 1999.

Triskell Tales, Subterranean Press (Burton, MI), 2000.

Forests of the Heart, Tor (New York, NY), 2000.

The Road to Lisdoonvarnia, Subterranean Press (Burton, MI), 2001.

Seven Wild Sisters, illustrated by Charles Vess, Subterranean Press (Burton, MI), 2001.

The Onion Girl, Tor (New York, NY), 2001.

Tapping the Dream Tree (stories), Tor (New York, NY), 2002.

A Handful of Coppers; Collected Early Stories, Volume One: Heroic Fantasy, Subterranean Press (Burton, MI), 2003.

Waifs and Strays (stories), Viking (New York, NY), 2003.

A Circle of Cats, illustrated by Charles Vess, Viking (New York, NY), 2003.

Spirits in the Wind, Tor (New York, NY), 2003.

The Blue Girl, Viking (New York, NY), 2004.

Medicine Road, illustrated by Charles Vess, Subterranean Press (Burton, MI), 2004.

Author of "The Fane of the Grey Rose" (novelette), published in Swords against Darkness IV, edited by Andrew J. Offutt, Zebra, 1979; Stick, (novella), published in Borderland, edited by Terri Windling and Mark Arnold, Signet (New York, NY), 1986; and coauthor of Death Leaves an Echo (novella) published in Café Purgatorium, Tor Horror (New York, NY), 1991. Work represented in anthologies, including The Year's Best Fantasy Stories: 8, edited by Arthur W. Saha, DAW, 1982; Dragons and Dreams and Spaceships and Spells, both edited by Jane Yolen, Martin H. Greenberg, and Charles G. Waugh, Harper, 1986 and 1987; and The Annual Review of Fantasy and Science Fiction, Meckler Publishing, 1988. Author of columns in horror and science-fiction magazines, including a monthly book review column in the Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction; "Urban Thrills: Reviews of Short Horror and Contemporary Fantasy Fiction," in Short Form, "Behind the Darkness: Profiles of the Writers of Horror Fiction," in Horrorstruck, "Scattered Gold," in Other-Realms, "Night Journeys," in Mystery Scene, and "The Eclectic Muse," in Pulphouse. Contributor to periodicals, including Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine.


Angel of Darkness, Jove (New York, NY), 1990.

From a Whisper to a Scream, Berkley (New York, NY), 1992.

I'll Be Watching You, Jove (New York, NY), 1994.

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