photo credits: Wikimedia Commons
country of citizenship: Australia
language of expression: English
occupation: graphic designer, writer, novelist, science fiction writer
award received: Aurealis Award for best fantasy short story, Aurealis Award for best fantasy novel
Trudi Canavan (born 23 October 1969) is an Australian writer of fantasy novels, best known for her best-selling fantasy trilogies The Black Magician and Age of the Five. While establishing her writing career she worked as a graphic designer. She completed her third trilogy, The Traitor Spy trilogy, in August 2012 with The Traitor Queen. Subsequently, Canavan has written a series called Millennium's Rule, with a completely new setting consisting of multiple worlds which characters can cross between. Though originally planned as a trilogy, a fourth and final book in the Millennium's Rule series was published.
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