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Shelley Parker-Chan


Shelley Parker-Chan (photo credit Harvard Wang)
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 Sunday Times and USA Today bestselling historical fantasy novels have been translated into 15 languages. Shelley is a previous winner of the Astounding Award for Best Debut and the British Fantasy Awards for Best Fantasy Novel and Best Newcomer. Their most recent book, He Who Drowned the World, came out in 2023.