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V. Briceland

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Born
in Durham, NC, The United States
February 06

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Though he has written primarily under his various pseudonyms before now, Vance Briceland is the award-winning author of several adult and young adult novels, including You Are SO Cursed, a 2005 American Library Association Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers title.

Originally from Richmond, Virginia and a graduate of the College of William and Mary, Briceland now lives in Old Greenwich, Connecticut.

He has since worn many hats, each more fantastic than the last, as soda jerk, a paper flower maker in an amusement park, a pianist for a senior citizens’ show tunes choir, an English teacher, a glass artist, and a novelist.

While he does not blow glass, Briceland is a stained glass window and panel lamp artist and also works with kiln-fo
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Seven or eight years ago, I finished the manuscript of a book I called The Horns of Cassaforte. It was a young adult novel set in a fantasy world somewhat similar to renaissance Venice, where the families of ordinary craftsmen not only produced objects blessed with everyday magics, but played a major part in the country’s governance. The book grew in part out of the 9/11 tragedy, and partly out... Read more of this blog post »
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Kricket i love reading your book reviews. you are hilarious.


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V. Briceland Kricket wrote: "i love reading your book reviews. you are hilarious."

I get stuck with too many mediocre books!


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