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Chaz Brenchley

  • Time to Write, 2005
  • Northern Writer of the Year Award, 2000
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.

Online
Website: www.chazbrenchley.co.uk
Blog: http://desperance.livejournal.com
Twitter: http://twitter.com/ChazBrenchley

Selected publications
Shelter (Hodder, 1999)
Dragon in Chains (Del Rey Books, 2009)
Desdæmona (Solaris, 2011)

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