Trudi Canavan


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in Kew, Melbourne, Australia
October 23, 1969

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Trudi Canavan was born in Kew, Melbourne and grew up in Ferntree Gully, a suburb at the foothills of the Dandenongs.

In 1999 she won the Aurealis Award for Best Fantasy Short Story with “Whispers of the Mist Children”. In the same year she was granted a writers residency at Varuna Writers’ Centre in Katoomba, New South Wales.

In November 2001, The Magicians’ Guild was first published in Australia. The second book of the trilogy, The Novice, was published in June 2002 and was nominated for the Aurealis Award for Best Fantasy Novel. The third book The High Lord was released in January 2003 and was nominated for the Best Novel Ditmar category. All three books entered Australian top ten SF bestseller lists.

The Black Magician Trilogy reached the i
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The King Must Fall

Earlier this year I was very flattered to be invited to contribute a story to an upcoming anthology, proposed by the awesome creative force that is Grimdark Magazine. Well, the Kickstarter went live a mere week ago and it has already passed its pledge aim and heading into achieving some pretty awesome stretch goals, like adding more amazing authors, illustrations throughout, creating audio version

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The Magicians' Guild (Black...

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“Happy endings are a luxury of fiction.”
Trudi Canavan, Priestess of the White

“So what were you [Sonea] and Dorrien discussing before?' Akkarin asked.
She turned to regard him. 'Discussing?'
'Outside the farmhouse when I was buying the food.'
'Oh. Then. Nothing.'
He smiled and nodded. 'Nothing. Amazing subject, that one. Produces such fascinating reactions in people.”
Trudi Canavan, The High Lord

“Akkarin: I watched the first woman I loved die. I dont think I can survive losing the second.
Sonea: I love you too.”
Trudi Canavan, The High Lord
tags: love

Polls

December and January Reads - Since we don't have a selection yet for December read, this poll will have TWO winners! The book with the highest number of votes will be the December read, and the book with the second highest number of votes will be the January read. (If there is a two-way tie, both books will get a month).

 
  36 votes, 29.0%

 
  19 votes, 15.3%

 
  16 votes, 12.9%

 
  14 votes, 11.3%

 
  10 votes, 8.1%

 
  7 votes, 5.6%

 
  7 votes, 5.6%

 
  6 votes, 4.8%

 
  6 votes, 4.8%

 
  2 votes, 1.6%

 
  1 vote, 0.8%

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