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Jo Clayton (February 15, 1939–February 13, 1998)was an American fantasy and science fiction author.

She was born in Modesto, California, and she was raised in the area along with two sisters by her farmsteading parents. Their parents arranged for all three children to attend college, and Jo graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Southern California in 1963. She worked as a teacher for thirteen years, beginning in Bell, California.

In 1969 she had a religious conversion and she moved to New Orleans to join the Sisters of Mount Carmel, a Catholic order of instructors. She left the order after three years, just before she would have taken her vows to become a nun. While in New Orleans she wrote heavily and also worked as an artist, painting people's pets. By 1983 she decided to move to Portland, Oregon.

During her career she wrote 35 novels and many short stories. Her works sold over a million copies.

At the age of 57 she was diagnosed with multiple myeloma, or cancer of the bone marrow, and died from her condition a year and a half later. During her stay in the hospital she continued writing, completing a full novel and half of the last book in a trilogy.

She was survived by her mother Bessie Clayton, and her sisters Penn Brumm and Pamela Larsen.

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Total Books: 71
Drum Warning
1997 - Drum Warning [Drums of Chaos, No 1] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780812551228
ISBN-10: 0812551222
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • Currently 3.2/5 Stars.
 5

Crystal Heat
1996 - Crystal Heat [Shadowsong Trilogy, Bk 3] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780886776749
ISBN-10: 0886776740
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 5

The Burning Ground
1995 - The Burning Ground [Shadowsong Trilogy, Bk 2] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780886776633
ISBN-10: 0886776635
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
 4

Fire in the Sky
1995 - Fire in the Sky [Shadowsong Trilogy, Bk 1] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780886776503
ISBN-10: 0886776503
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.
 5

Serpent Waltz
1994 - Serpent Waltz [Dancer Trilogy, Bk 2] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780886775971
ISBN-10: 0886775973
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 4

Dancer's Rise
1993 - Dancer's Rise [Dancer, Bk 1] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780886775674
ISBN-10: 0886775671
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 6

The Magic Wars
1993 - The Magic Wars [Wild Magic, Bk 3] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780886775476
ISBN-10: 0886775477
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.
 2

Wildfire
1992 - Wildfire [Wild Magic, Bk 2] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780886775148
ISBN-10: 0886775140
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
 5

Wild Magic
1991 - Wild Magic [Wild Magic, Bk 1] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780886774967
ISBN-10: 0886774969
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 10

Shadowkill
1991 - Shadowkill [Shadith's Quest, Bk 3] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780886774677
ISBN-10: 0886774675
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 4

Shadowspeer
1990 - Shadowspeer [Shadith's Quest, Bk 2] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780886774417
ISBN-10: 0886774411
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 4

Irsud
1990 - Irsud [Diadem, Bk 3] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780886771263
ISBN-10: 0886771269
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
 7

Shadowplay
1990 - Shadowplay [Shadith's Quest, Bk 1] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780886773854
ISBN-10: 0886773857
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
 5

Gathering Stones
1989 - Gathering Stones [Drinker of Souls, Bk 3] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780886773465
ISBN-10: 0886773466
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 4

Blue Magic
1988 - Blue Magic [Drinker of Souls, Bk 2] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780886772703
ISBN-10: 0886772702
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • Currently 4.4/5 Stars.
 5

Shadow of the Warmaster
1988 - Shadow of the Warmaster (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780886772987
ISBN-10: 0886772982
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • Currently 4.4/5 Stars.
 5

Diadem from the Stars
1986 - Diadem From the Stars [Diadem, Bk 1] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780879979775
ISBN-10: 0879979771
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • Currently 4.6/5 Stars.
 7

Lamarchos
1986 - Lamarchos [Diadem, Bk 2] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780879979713
ISBN-10: 0879979712
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 6

Skeen's Leap
1986 - Skeen's Leap [Skeen, Bk 1] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780886771690
ISBN-10: 0886771692
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
 9

Quester's Endgame
1986 - Quester's Endgame [Diadem Saga, Bk 9] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780886771386
ISBN-10: 0886771382
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • Currently 4.4/5 Stars.
 5

Drinker of Souls
1986 - Drinker of Souls [Drinker of Souls] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780886771232
ISBN-10: 0886771234
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 6

1985 - Changer's Moon [Duel of Sorcery, Bk 3] (Paperback)
1984 - The Snares of Ibex [Diadem, Bk 8] (Paperback)Paperback
1983 - Ghosthunt [Diadem, Bk 7] (Paperback)Paperback
1983 - Ghosthunt [Diadem, Bk 7] (Paperback)Paperback
1983 - Moonscatter [Duel of Sorcery, Bk 2] (Paperback)Paperback
1983 - Moonscatter [Duel of Sorcery, Bk 2] (Paperback)Paperback
1982 - Maeve [Diadem, Bk 4] (Paperback)Paperback
1982 - Moongather [Duel of Sorcery, Bk 1] (Paperback)Paperback
1979 - Maeve [Diadem, Bk 4] (Paperback)Paperback
1978 - Irsud [Diadem, Bk 3] (Paperback)Paperback
1978 - Irsud [Diadem, Bk 3] (Paperback)Paperback
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