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country of citizenship:
United States of America
language of expression: English
educated at: Carleton College
occupation: novelist, science fiction writer
Pamela Collins Dean Dyer-Bennet (born 1953), better known as Pamela Dean, is an American fantasy author whose best-known book is Tam Lin, based on the Child Ballad of the same name, in which the Scottish fairy story is set on a midwestern college campus loosely based on her alma mater, Carleton College in Minnesota.
She was a member of the writing group The Scribblies, along with Emma Bull, Will Shetterly, Kara Dalkey, Nate Bucklin, Patricia Wrede and Steven Brust, and was a contributor to the Liavek shared-world anthologies. She is a member of the Pre-Joycean Fellowship.
As of 2012, Dean reports that Going North, the future "joint sequel to The Dubious Hills and The Whim of the Dragon, has been rejected by Viking Press, leaving her to make further revisions and seek alternative methods for publication.
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