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Introduction to Dragonfield and Other Stories

The introduction McKillip wrote to Dragonfield and Other Stories is dated 1984. She refers to clearly long lasting friendship with Yolen and speaks highly of her works.

Dragonfield and Other Stories book cover Dragonfield and Other Stories book cover

Introduction to Storyteller

In 1992, a tribute book to Jane Yolen came out. It is limited to 1000 copies and seems to be related to the Boskone XXIX convention. McKillip wrote the introduction, and mentioned Yolen’s book The Devil’s Arithmetic as one that particularly affected her.

Storyteller book cover

The Rhinoceros Who Quoted Nietzsche

McKillip wrote an introduction entitled “Under the Zucchini” in 1997 to a collection of short stores by Peter S. Beagle. She refers to a long friendship and also talks about his imagery and wording –  and given his comments in the introduction he wrote to her collection Dreams of Distant Shores, the admiration seems to be quite mutual!

The Rhinoceros Who Quoted Nietzsche book cover