Clare B. Dunkle

Clare B. Dunkle

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in Fort Worth, TX, The United States
June 11, 1964




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I was born Clare Buckalew in Fort Worth, Texas, and grew up in Denton, Texas, a city north of Dallas. I earned my B.A. in Russian with a minor in Latin from Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas. After graduating from Indiana University with a master's degree in library science, I came back to San Antonio to work when my husband, Joe, joined the engineering staff at Kelly Air Force Base. I earned tenure as the monographs cataloger at Trinity University's Coates Library from 1990 to 1999; then I left the library to homeschool my two daughters, Valerie and Elena. My family moved to Germany in 2000, and we lived for seven years in the Rheinland Pfalz region, not far from the old Roman city of Trier. We returned to San Antonio in the summer ...more

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I didn’t write down a single story until I was almost forty years old. Until that day, my characters existed just for me, to keep me company and help me through my days. Even when I began to write, that feeling of isolation didn’t change much. For most of my writing career, I’ve been living in Germany, where no books of mine have been released.

So maybe it won’t sound strange if I say I often...

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“Being a writer means crying over the sad parts, even though you already know it’s going to be okay.”
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“Em, I am trying to have an important conversation!" shouted Seylin. "I will not change into a cat!”
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“Don't fret. We'll just have to find something else you're good at besides killing people.”
Clare B. Dunkle, Close Kin
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