Jacqueline Carey, fantasy author, was born in Highland Park, Illinois in 1964. She began writing fiction as a hobby in her high school years. She received her Bachelor of Arts in psychology and English Literature from Lake Forest College.
Taking part in a work exchange program. Carey spent six months working in a London bookstore. This was one impetus to her decision to write professionally.
Returning home, she worked in the art center at a local college, and began her writing career. She achieved success, after 10 years, with the publication of her first book in 2001.
Today Carey lives in western Michigan, and participates in the oldest Mardi Gras krewe in the state. She’s currently working on the third novel of the Naamah trilogy. And, no, she doesn’t have a tattoo!
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Carey’s awards include the following:
- 2001 -
- Locus Award for Best First Novel for Kushiel’s Dart
- Barnes & Noble, Top Ten Science Fiction & Fantasy for Kushiel’s Dart
- Amazon.com Editors, Top Ten Fantasy for Kushiel’s Dart
- Romantic Times Reviewers’ Choice Award, Best Fantasy Novel for Kushiel’s Dart
- 2002 – Borders, Top Ten Fantasy for Kushiel’s Chosen
- 2003 – Amazon.com Editors, Top Ten Fantasy for Kushiel’s Avatar
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