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Charles De Lint
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    (December 22, 1951- )
    Born in Bussum, Netherlands
    Science fiction writer
    Moved with his family to Canada when he was four months old
    Novels include: 'The Riddle of the Wren,' 'The Little Country,' 'Trader,' and 'The Mystery of Grace'
    Short story collections include: 'Spiritwalker,' 'Tapping the Dream Tree,' and 'What the Mouse Found'
    His Newford books include 'The Dreaming Place' and 'DINGO'
    Chief book critic for The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction
    Married to artist and musician Maryann Harris
    One of his books featured a game similar to Tarot called Weirdin. Due to reader response, he developed the actual game and sells it.
    He's an animist and believes in magic.
    He has horrible handwriting and an unrecognizable autograph.
    He uses the pen name Samuel M. Key for his scarier and more violent books.
    He writes very good female characters.
    He has a great website.
    He started out as a musician, inspired by Johnny Cash and Elvis Presley and still performs traditional Celtic music.
    He concentrates on the human element in his stories and usually writes uplifting fare.
    He says his greatest achievement is 'The moment when a reader tells me something I've written has inspired them to create something of their own or that a story has helped them through a difficult time or prompted them to help others.'

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