Josh Kirby

Ronald William "Josh" Kirby (27 November 1928 – 23 October 2001) was a British commercial artist.[1] Over a career spanning 60 years, he was the artist for the covers of many science fiction books including Terry Pratchett's Discworld novels.

Josh Kirby
Kirby at home
Ronald William Kirby

(1928-11-27)27 November 1928
Died23 October 2001(2001-10-23) (aged 72)
Shelfanger, Diss, Norfolk, England
Known forPainting, especially book cover art
Spouse(s)Dianne Kingston (divorced 1982)
Partner(s)Jackie Rigden
AwardsBest professional science fiction artist at the Annual World Sci-Fi Convention (1979)
British Fantasy Award for Professional Artist (1996)

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