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: Paradise regained! Listen out for new audio editions! Starry eyed: Bitter Waters adds an award to its rave reviews! Details on the News & Events page. And English girls' boarding-school stories. On Mars.
Below is a recent extract from Chaz'z blog:
So my Oscar-Wilde-on-Mars story, "The Astrakhan, the Hombug and the Red Red Coal", will - rather fittingly, I think - be appearing in Wilde Stories 2016, aka the year's best gay specfic antho.
That makes the third year's-best antho that this story has been picked for. Which is by way of being a record for me, and I am chuffed.
Posted on Tue, 23 Feb 2016 01:47:34 GMT
To read more, or leave a comment, visit Chaz'z blog at desperance.livejournal.com.
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