Robert von Stein Redick

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Robert von Stein Redick has two beloved home towns: Charlottesville, Virginia, and Iowa City, Iowa. He has been writing since he could hold a pen, and began his first novel, about purple monsters invading a Chicago apartment complex, when he was twelve. He studied literature and Russian at the University of Virginia, tropical conservation and development at the University of Florida, and fiction writing in the Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College.

Robert von Stein Redick has also worked as the editor for the Spanish and French websites of the antipoverty organization Oxfam America, and as an instructor in the International Development, Community & Environment (IDCE) Department at Clark University in Worcester, MA.

Robert von Stein Redick also had the good fortune to live, work and travel extensively in Latin America, particularly Argentina and Colombia. In Cali, Colombia he worked with a human rights foundation and taught in a bilingual school. In Argentina he interviewed park rangers, park administrators, superintendents and biologists across the country, and wrote an extensive study of ranger training and park management practices. His novel, Conquistadors, is set during the Argentinian dictatorship of the late 1970s. The book was a finalist for the 2002 AWP/Thomas Dunne Novel Award.

Robert von Stein Redick is currently writing The Chathrand Voyage series of epic fantasy novels.

He lives in rural western Massachusetts.

Robert von Stein Redick books reviewed


The Chathrand Voyage

  • The Red Wolf Conspiracy (2008)
  • The Ruling Sea (2009)
  • The River of Shadows (2011)
  • The Night of the Swarm (2011)