Terri Windling is a writer, folklorist, and consulting editor for Tor Books. She is best known
for her editorial work in the field of fantasy literature, where she has long been a passionate advocate of
mythic fiction. She has published over forty books, including The Wood Wife (a mythic novel set
in contemporary Tucson, Arizona), The Winter Child (a picture book with artist Wendy Froud), the
six-volume Snow White, Blood Red series (literary fairy tales for adult readers) and The Armless Maiden
(literary fairy tales addressing the subject of child abuse) - as well as short stories, children's fiction, and the
annual Year's Best Fantasy and Horror volumes (with horror editor Ellen Datlow). Her essays on myth,
fairy tales, and art have appeared in Realms of Fantasy magazine, and in books including
Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: Women Writers Explore Their Favorite Fairy Tales (Expanded Edition), and
Meditations on Middle-Earth, and Fées.
Terri has won six World Fantasy Awards, and the 1997 Mythopoeic Award for Novel of the Year.
Terri is also an accomplished artist who creates "folkloric" paintings inspired by myth, fairy tales, and women's history.
Her art has been exhibited in galleries and museums in the U.S. and abroad. In 1987, Terri created the Endicott Studio,
and in 2001 she co-created Endicott West (an arts retreat in Arizona) with Ellen Kushner and Delia Sherman. She is a
founding member of the Interstitial Arts Foundation.
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