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Audrey Niffenegger (born June 13, 1963 in South Haven, Michigan) is a writer and artist. She is also a professor in the MFA Creative Writing Program at Columbia College Chicago.

Niffenegger's debut novel, The Time Traveler's Wife (2003), was a national bestseller. The Time Traveler's Wife is an unconventional love story that centers on a man with a strange genetic disorder that causes him to unpredictably time-travel and his wife, an artist, who has to cope with his constant absence.

Her Fearful Symmetry (2009), Niffenegger's second novel, is set in London's Highgate Cemetery where, during research for the book, Niffenegger acted as a tour guide.

Niffenegger has also published graphic and illustrated novels including: The Adventuress (2006),...more


Audrey will be delivering the inaugural PEN/H.G. Wells Lecture on Friday 15 August at 6pm at the 72nd World Science Fiction Convention (Loncon3) in London. Tickets are £5/£9 and can be purchased by clicking here. Here is a bit of information from their website:


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"The Raven Girl longs to escape the constraints of her human body in this dark fairy tale, written and illustrated by the author of The Time Traveler's Wife." ...More

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"Well, I have to write the rest of it, so not for quite a while, I'm afraid. I began it specially for this Zola Books e-edition, and then decided to ke...more "
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"Michael wrote: "Lori and others: It's funny that you ask, because Audrey just got back from her European tour last night, so I expect she'll drop in t...more "
"Lori wrote: "Audrey, how is the book tour going?

Where are you currently, and what do you do when you are not reading at an event during the tour?"


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"Boof wrote: "Audrey wrote: "Lori wrote: "Audrey, I watched an interview of you where you spoke about the creation of your characters. Specifically abo...more "
"Fran wrote: "It is sort of dumb of me to ask a "technical question" about something that is as obviously fictional as time travel. But here goes. . ....more "
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“Don't you think it's better to be extremely happy for a short while, even if you lose it, than to be just okay for your whole life?”
Audrey Niffenegger, The Time Traveler's Wife

“Love the world and yourself in it, move through it as though it offers no resistance, as though the world is your natural element.”
Audrey Niffenegger, The Time Traveler's Wife

“I won't ever leave you, even though you're always leaving me.”
Audrey Niffenegger, The Time Traveler's Wife

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