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Tim Pratt
Tim Pratt was born in Goldsboro, NC, and grew up in various places in the American South. He relocated to Northern California in 2001. His fiction has won a Hugo Award, and he's been a finalist for Sturgeon, Stoker, World Fantasy, Mythopoeic, World Fantasy, Scribe, and Nebula Awards, among... show more



Tim Pratt was born in Goldsboro, NC, and grew up in various places in the American South. He relocated to Northern California in 2001. His fiction has won a Hugo Award, and he's been a finalist for Sturgeon, Stoker, World Fantasy, Mythopoeic, World Fantasy, Scribe, and Nebula Awards, among others. His other books include three short story collections; a volume of poems; contemporary fantasy novels The Strange Adventures of Rangergirl and Briarpatch; gonzo historical The Constantine Affliction under the name T. Aaron Payton; fantasy roleplaying game tie-ins; and, as T.A. Pratt, eight books (and counting) about sorcerer Marla Mason. He occasionally edits anthologies, including the Rags and Bones anthology co-edited with Melissa Marr. He works as a senior editor for Locus magazine, and lives in Berkeley, CA, with his wife Heather and their son River. Find him online at timpratt.org.

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Birth date: December 12, 1976
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The English Student
The English Student rated it 1 year ago
Rags & Bones is billed as a book of "New Twists on Timeless Tales", which, silly me, I thought would mean a book of fairytale retellings. (I love fairytale retellings, especially because I'm on a Once Upon A Time kick at the moment.) Although there are a couple of fairytales covered - "Sleeping Beau...
Bright and Shiny Shiny
Bright and Shiny Shiny rated it 2 years ago
3.5 hit and miss
Garden-of-Stars
Garden-of-Stars rated it 2 years ago
I haven’t had the best of experiences when it comes to short story anthologies, mostly because I was always forcing myself to get through it. As much as I couldn’t wait to read “Rags and Bones” a part of me was afraid at the same time of what kind of reading experience I would have. I am very happy ...
A Sea of Stars
A Sea of Stars rated it 3 years ago
Overall, this collection of short-stories was a monumental disappointment. I've realized that mostly everything slapped with the label "dark" is not to my liking. In this case it's because if you're going to make it dark and depressing or scary as hell, at least make me care about your characters or...
The best books you never read
The best books you never read rated it 3 years ago
Okay first off I am going to say we all know I love fantasy. I adore it and I adore short stories. It is what got me started as a writer. But! And there is a but. You see one of the things that drives me nuts is a story where the author is taking themselves too seriously. They are not writing a st...
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