Detailed view for the Author: Chelsea Quinn Yarbro

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Chelsea Quinn Yarbro
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Berkley, California, USA
Berkley, California, USA
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Author Biography: Chelsea Quinn Yarbro is the first woman to be named a Living Legend by the International Horror Guild. She was presented the award at the World Fantasy Convention in Austin, Texas, in November 2006. Yarbro is one of only two women ever to be named as Grand Master of the World Horror Convention (2003). She is the recipient of the Fine Foundation Award for Literary Achievement (1993) and (along with Fred Saberhagen) was awarded the Knightly Order of the Brasov Citadel by the Transylvanian Society of Dracula in 1997. In 1995 Yarbro was the only novelist guest of the Romanian government for the First World Dracula Congress, sponsored by the Transylvanian Society of Dracula, the Romanian Bureau of Tourism and the Romanian Ministry of Culture. She has been nominated for the Edgar, World Fantasy, and Bram Stoker Awards and was the first female president of the Horror Writers Association. Her manuscripts are being archived at Bowling Green University. Yarbro is one of the first women to have made a successful and long career writing modern supernatural fiction.

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