Robin Hobb is a fantasy novelist residing in Washington State. She is best known for her work in the Realms of the Elderlings, a series of trilogies that began with The Farseer Trilogy and concluded with The Fitz and the Fool trilogy. The final volume, Assassin’s Fate, was published in May, 2017.
In 2015, Fool’s Assassin won the Dutch Hebben Award, a reader-voted prize, for best translated work. (Translator: Ruud Ball) Her works have been translated into over 20 foreign languages. In 2015, her works were translated into Spanish and Portuguese for the Mexico and South American markets. She is a best-selling author in the UK, Australia, France and the Netherlands as well as in the US. Both The Farseer Trilogy and The Liveship Traders trilogy are available in France as graphic novels from Soleil.
More recently, San Diego Comic Con awarded her an Inkpot award for her works.
She also writes both fantasy and a bit of science fiction as Megan Lindholm. Her best known work as Lindholm is The Wizard of the Pigeons. Her short works have been finalists for both the Hugo and the Nebula Awards.
Robin Hobb does most of her writing from a small farm in Roy, Washington, where she also raises chickens, ducks, geese and vegetables. Robin and her husband Fred have been married for over 40 years, and share four grown offspring and seven grand-children.