Rikki Ducornet is the author of seven novels including The
Fan Maker's Inquisition, an L.A. Times Book of the Year,
a finalist for the National Book Critics' Circle Award. She
has illustrated books by Robert Coover and Jorge Luis Borges. Her
lithographs, drawings and paintings have been exhibited widely,
including the Museo de Bellas Artes, Mexico CIty, Museau National
de Cestro Coimbra, Portugal, the Fine Arts museums of West
Ixelles, Brno and Lille, and in the Biblioteque Nationale.
In 1993 she received the Lannan Literary Award in Fiction.