Robin Hobb is the pseudonym of Margaret Astrid Lindholm Ogden; she also writes under the pseudonym Megan Lindholm. As Robin Hobb she writes mainly high fantasy.
In the early stages of her writing career she established herself as an author under the name 'Megan Lindholm', creating such fine works of modern fantasy as Wizard of the Pigeons, Harpy's Flight, The Windsingers, and The Reindeer People. In 1992 she decided to embark upon something of greater epic scope. To mirror that change, she chose a new name, 'Robin Hobb' under which she has, to the present day, written three trilogies: the Farseer, Liveship Traders and Tawny Man
trilogies.She is Voyager's fastest-selling author in backlist and has now sold over 1 million copies of her paperbacks.