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    Gregory Frost

    Adjunct Faculty

    Photo of Gregory Frost, author and instructor at Rosemont.


    Gregory Frost’s most recent book-length work is the Shadowbridge duology (Shadowbridge and Lord Tophet) from Random House-DelRey—a finalist for the James Tiptree Award and an American Library Association Best Fantasy Novel pick. The books received starred reviews from Booklist and Publishers Weekly.

    His previous novel, Fitcher’s Brides (Tor Books), was a Best Novel Finalist for both the World Fantasy Award and International Horror Guild Award. Other novels include the Bronze-Age Irish fantasy duology, Táin and Remscela, and the science fiction novel, The Pure Cold Light (Nook format titles: Barnes & Noble.

    His short fiction has been widely published. He was a 2014 finalist for the Bram Stoker Award for the novelette, “No Others Are Genuine.” His collaborative novelette with author Michael Swanwick, “Lock Up Your Chickens and Daughters, H’ard and Andy Are Come to Town,” won a 2015 Asimov Readers Award. His short stories have been finalists for the Nebula, Hugo, and the Theodore Sturgeon awards.

    A graduate of the Clarion SF & Fantasy Writers Workshop and the University of Iowa undergraduate writing program, he has returned to teach at Clarion four times and has been a visiting professor in creative writing at Swarthmore College since 2004.

    Educational Background

    • BA, Liberal Arts
      • Undergraduate Writing Program
      • One year of post-grad work toward an MFA
    • Clarion Writing Workshop Program
      • Michigan State University

    Selected Publications

    • Frost, Gregory. Shadowbridge. Del Rey, 2008.
    • Frost, Gregory. Lord Tophet. Del Rey, 2008.
    • Frost, Gregory. Attack of the Jazz Giants and Other Stories. Golden Gryphon Press, 2005.
    • Frost, Gregory. Fitchers Brides. Tor, 2003.
    • Frost, Gregory. Lyrec. Ace Fantasy Books, 1984.
    • Frost, Gregory. The Pure Cold Light. Avon Books, 1993.