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Shelley Parker-Chan

Shelley Parker-Chan is the award-winning author of the USA Today bestseller He Who Drowned the World. They live in Melbourne.

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Shelley Parker-Chan is an Asian Australian former international development adviser who worked on human rights, gender equality and LGBTQ+ rights in Southeast Asia. Their historical fantasy duology, The Radiant Emperor, was a Sunday Times and USA Today bestseller and has been translated into 15 languages. Parker-Chan is a previous winner of the Astounding Award for Best Debut, and the British Fantasy Awards for Best Fantasy Novel and Best Newcomer. They have been a finalist for the Lambda, Locus, Aurealis, Ditmar, and British Book Awards. Their most recent book is He Who Drowned the World. They live in Melbourne.

Shelley Parker-Chan

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