Guy Gavriel Kay

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All the Seas of the World (Standalone) was the most recently released book by Guy Gavriel Kay, on May 17th, 2022.

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Guy Gavriel Kay Stats: The highest rated book by Guy Gavriel Kay on Book Notification is Children of Earth and Sky, a Standalone novel. The second-highest rated book is Tigana, a Standalone novel.

The most read book by Guy Gavriel Kay on Book Notification is Ysabel, a Standalone novel. The second most read book is Tigana, a Standalone novel.

Below is a complete list of Guy Gavriel Kay books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series.

List of The Fionavar Tapestry Books in Publication Order

List of The Sarantine Mosaic Books in Publication Order

List of Under Heaven Books in Publication Order

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

List of Short Story Collections in Publication Order

List of Guy Gavriel Kay Anthologies in Publication Order

Guy Gavriel Kay: Biography

Guy Gavriel Kay (Guy Gavriel Kay) was born on November 7th, 1954 and is currently 69 years old. Guy Gavriel Kay was born in Weyburn, Saskatchewan, Canada.

Guy Gavriel Kay (Guy Gavriel Kay) is probably best known for his Standalone Novels. There are currently 8 novels available. The first standalone was released in 1990 with the novel Tigana. The most recently released novel was All the Seas of the World which was released in 2022. There are no upcoming standalone novels by Guy at this time.

Guy Gavriel Kay has also written The Fionavar Tapestry series which has 3 books including The Summer Tree and The Wandering Fire.

In 2001, Guy Gavriel Kay's The Sarantine Mosaic, consisting of Sailing to Sarantium and Lord of Emperors was nominated for the Mythopeic Fantasy Award for best adult literature.

Kay is also a qualified lawyer in Canada.

The majority of his novels take place in fictional settings that resemble real places during real historical periods, such as Constantinople during the reign of Justinian I or Spain during the time of El Cid.

When Christopher Tolkien needed an assistant to edit his father J. R. R. Tolkien's unpublished work, he chose Kay. Kay moved to Oxford in 1974 from his philosophy studies at the University of Manitoba to assist Christopher in editing The Silmarillion.

Guy Gavriel Kay: Awards & Accolades

Guy Gavriel Kay was nominated for the Mythopoeic Award, Fantasy Award for Adult Literature, in 2001. Gavriel Kay's book, Ysabel won the World Fantasy Award, Novel, in 2008.

The following novels by Guy Gavriel Kay were nominated for these awards:

  • The Summer Tree: Mythopoeic Award, Fantasy Award (1987).
  • Tigana: World Fantasy Award, Novel (1991). Mythopoeic Award, Fantasy Award (1991).
  • Sailing to Sarantium: World Fantasy Award, Novel (1999).
  • Lord of Emperors: World Fantasy Award, Novel (2001).
  • Ysabel: Mythopoeic Award, Fantasy Award for Adult Literature (2008).
  • Under Heaven: World Fantasy Award, Novel (2011). Mythopoeic Award, Fantasy Award for Adult Literature (2011).
  • River of Stars: Goodreads Awards, Best Fantasy (2013).
  • Children of Earth and Sky: RUSA Awards, Fantasy Award (2017).

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  1. Stephen King, author of The Dark Tower Series.
  2. Neil Gaiman, author of the American Gods Series.
  3. Brandon Sanderson, author of the Mistborn Series.
  4. Patrick Rothfuss, author of the Kingkiller Chronicle Series.
  5. Suzanne Collins, author of The Hunger Games Series.

Guy Gavriel Kay: F.A.Q

When was Guy Gavriel Kay Born? How old is Guy Gavriel Kay?

Guy Gavriel Kay was born on November 7th, 1954. Guy Gavriel Kay is currently 69 years old.

Where was Guy Gavriel Kay Born?

Guy Gavriel Kay was born in Weyburn, Saskatchewan, Canada and is Canadian.

What book awards has Guy Gavriel Kay won?

Gavriel Kay's book, Ysabel won the award World Fantasy Award, Novel, in 2008.

What was the first book Guy Gavriel Kay wrote?

The first book written by Guy Gavriel Kay was The Summer Tree, published in 1984.

What was the most recent book Guy Gavriel Kay wrote?

His most recently released work was All the Seas of the World on May 17th, 2022.

Will there be any more books by Guy Gavriel Kay?

Guy Gavriel Kay does not have any upcoming books with a set publication date within the next few months at this time.

How many books has Guy Gavriel Kay written?

Guy Gavriel Kay has written 16 books excluding contributions to anthologies. 3 books in The Fionavar Tapestry Series, 2 books in The Sarantine Mosaic Series, 2 books in the Under Heaven Series, 8 Standalone Novels, 1 book in the Short Story Collections.

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