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Ellis L. Skip Knox

Bewildering Stories biography

Ellis (Skip) Knox has been a medieval historian, a computer support tech, and a university webmaster, but he has retired from all that to write books. A pioneer in online education, he offered the first web-based, university history course in 1994.

His fiction publications include the novels Goblins at the Gates, A Child of Great Promise, Mad House, and Into the Second World. He has also published two novelettes and two short stories, one of which was first published here at Bewildering Stories. All are Altearth tales. More information can be found at

He married his childhood sweetheart in 1969. Together they raised three children. They love to travel and have been to Turkey, Italy, Switzerland, Germany, Russia, Estonia, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, England, Scotland, Spain, and France. They like to think they are just getting started.

Copyright © 2012, 2020 by Ellis L. Skip Knox

Bewildering Stories bibliography

Prose Fiction
The Roadmaster
The Giant, the Cow and the Pixie

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