Tessa Gratton

Author

Tessa Gratton has wanted to be a paleontologist or a wizard since she was seven. Alas, she turned out too impatient to hunt dinosaurs, but is still searching for a someone to teach her magic. After traveling the world with her military family, she acquired a BA (and the important parts of an MA) in Gender Studies, then settled down in Kansas with her partner, her cats, and her mutant dog. She now spends her days staring at the sky and telling lots of stories about magic. tessagratton.com. @tessagratton.

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New Episode! Tremontaine S2E8: “A Rushing of Wings”

Micah accompanies Rafe on his mission to rescue Will.

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New Episode! Tremontaine S2E7: “The Duchess Gambit”

Diane faces an unexpectedly skilled adversary.

Meet The Character

Meet the Character: Micah Heslop of Tremontaine

Tremontaine has introduced readers and listeners to many vibrant characters both good, bad, and deliciously devilish - but one beloved by all is the gentle genius, Micah Heslop.

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New Episode! Tremontaine S2E6: “Blood and Silk”

An unwelcome admirer for Esha provides Diane with an opportunity.

From The Writers' Room

Alaya Dawn Johnson on writing Tremontaine S2E5: “Alive, and Home Here”

I know feeling out of place a thousand miles from home. I know that sudden longing for the flavors and sounds and understood rhythms of the place that you were born. Which is to say, on this level I understand Kaab very well.

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New Episode! Tremontaine S2E5: “Alive, And Home Here”

Kaab contemplates the meaning of home. Diane hosts a spectacle.

Just For Fun

Tremontaine lovers rejoice – Whitehall is here to please

Are you a fan of Tremontaine? Have you checked out our historical serial Whitehall yet? We’ve got five reasons why you’d love it!

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New Episode! Tremontaine S2E4: “All That Glitters”

Kaab fights her first professional duel. Diane pursues her destiny.

From The Writers' Room

Mary Anne Mohanraj on writing Tremontaine S2E3: “Fireworks”

When Ellen called me and invited me to work on Tremontaine, I have to admit, I was a little star-struck.

A Bowl of Questions

A Bowl of Questions with Tessa Gratton

This season of Tremontaine sees a few new faces in Riverside as well as the Writer's Room! Amongst them is Tessa Gratton, who took a break from her wizardly ambitions to join Ellen Kushner and co. for Season Two. We just had to sit down with her immediately to learn more, so read on to find out what her secret power would be - and why she's rather fond of things both ugly and glorious.

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New Episode! Tremontaine S2E3: “Fireworks”

Alliances shift as relationships on both the Hill and in Riverside grow complicated.

From The Writers' Room

Tessa Gratton on writing Tremontaine S2E2: “Old in Mischief”

I stared at the blank page for about an hour when I sat down to write the first words of episode 2. It felt like stepping through a doorway I’d searched for since I was a teenager and first read Swordspoint. I don’t usually have trouble with blank pages. Once a project is ready, I know where I need to begin, and how. But this was Riverside.

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