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Chaz Brenchley

Chaz Brenchley has been making a living as a writer since he was eighteen. He is the author of nine thrillers, most recently Shelter and two fantasy series, The Books of Outremer and Selling Water by the River. As Daniel Fox he has published a Chinese-based fantasy series, beginning with Dragon in Chains, as Ben Macallan, an urban fantasy, Desdæmona.

A British Fantasy Award winner, he has also published books for children and more than 500 short stories in various genres. His time as crimewriter-in-residence on a sculpture project in Sunderland resulted in the collection Blood Waters. His first play, A Cold Coming, was performed and then toured in 2007. He is a prizewinning ex-poet, and has been writer in residence at the University of Northumbria. He was Northern Writer of the Year 2000.

Chaz has recently married and moved from Newcastle to California, with two squabbling cats and a famous teddy bear.

News: Starry eyed: Bitter Waters reviewed - and audible! Details on the News & Events page.

Below is a recent extract from Chaz'z blog:

(Every year's just like the rest, but this) Year's Best

I've been reading Gardner Dozois' Year's Best anthos since their inception, in that way where one watches stars rise, entirely understanding them to be utterly out of one's reach.

So I am kind of delightfully astonished to find myself saying that my story "The Burial of Sir John Mawe at Cassini" (first published in Subterranean Magazine of blessed memory) will be appearing in The Year's Best Science Fiction: 32nd Annual Collection, edited by Gardner Dozois and published by St Martin's Press.

Posted on Tue, 09 Dec 2014 18:47:56 GMT

To read more, or leave a comment, visit Chaz'z blog at desperance.livejournal.com.

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