Trudi Canavan is a best selling young adult fantasy author and one of our top picks for woman fantasy fiction authors. She makes our list for her popular fantasy series, the Black Magician Trilogy.
If you enjoy a great read full of magic, magicians and excitement, Canavan is the perfect choice.
While she isn't one of the most well known authors in the genre, she is a notable one that will keep you on the edge of your seat with anticipation.
Trudi was born and raised in Kew, a suburb of Ferntree Gully in Melbourne, Australia.
She started her creative career as a graphic designer and worked for an Australian Fantasy and Science Fiction magazine.
Her writing career blossomed in 1999, when her short story Whispers of the Mist Children won the Aurealis Award for Best Fantasy Short Story.
Canavan lives in a little house on a hillside, near a forest, in the Melbourne suburb of Ferntree Gully in Australia.
She has been making up stories about things that don't exist for as long as she can remember and was amazed when her first published story received an Aurealis Award for Best Fantasy Short Story in 1999.
A freelance illustrator and designer, she also works as the designer and Art Director of Aurealis, a magazine of Australian fantasy and science fiction.
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