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General Information

Name:  Phyllis Eisenstein  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Adult;

Born: N/A

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Phyllis Eisenstein teaches Science Fiction writing at Columbia College of Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Phyllis Eisenstein has been a professional writer since 1971, both on her own and in collaboration with her husband Alex. She has published 6 novels and thirty or so short stories, novelets, and novellas. She has been nominated twice each for the Hugo and the Nebula, the Science Fiction field's highest awards. Phyllis has also written a nonfiction book, Overcoming the Pain of Inflammatory Arthritis, which is about the use of pantothenic acid (vitamin B5) for arthritis, a disease she has had all of her adult life. Phyllis is Editor-in-Chief and Autocrat of Spec-Lit.


Phyllis has been nominated twice each for the Hugo and the Nebula, the Science Fiction field's highest awards.

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Born to exile /
ISBN: 0870540823. OCLC Number: 4166651

Arkham House,. .

The solitary wanderings of a minstrel with preternatural powers lead him to many adventures before he is ultimately restored to his supernatural antecedents, the Lords of All Power.

Born to exile.
ISBN: 0246137290. OCLC Number: 26357556

HarperCollins,. .

In the hands of glory /
ISBN: 0671833359. OCLC Number: 8046107

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In the Red Lord's reach /
ISBN: 0586217614. OCLC Number: 30777590

Grafton,. .

Night lives :
ISBN: 0786249587. OCLC Number: 51022824

Five Star,. .

Overcoming the pain of inflammatory arthritis /
ISBN: 0895298104. OCLC Number: 37866243

Avery Pub. Group,. .

About a breakthrough treatment in relieving and stopping the debilitating pain of inflammatory arthritis using vitamin B5 (of the B complex vitamins), commonly called pantothenic acid.

Shadow of earth /
ISBN: 0440180325. OCLC Number: 5531771

Dell Pub. Co.,. .

Sorcerer's son /
ISBN: 0246135263. OCLC Number: 20394828

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The book of elementals :
ISBN: 1892065959. OCLC Number: 53451952

MeishaMerlin Pub.,. .

Includes : vol. 1 - Sorcerer's son, and vol. 2 - The Crystal palace.

The crystal palace.
ISBN: 0586207295. OCLC Number: 59932066

Grafton,. .