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Lynn Flewelling

Lynn Flewelling
Born Lynn Elizabeth Beaulieu
(1958-10-20) October 20, 1958
Maine, USA
Occupation Fantasy Fiction Author
Nationality American
Genre Fantasy Fiction, Fantasy

Lynn Flewelling (born Lynn Elizabeth Beaulieu on October 20, 1958 in Presque Isle, Maine) is a fantasy fiction author.


  • Biography 1
  • Writings 2
  • Bibliography 3
    • Novels 3.1
      • The Nightrunner Series 3.1.1
      • Tamír Triad 3.1.2
    • Shorts 3.2
  • References 4
  • External links 5


Flewelling grew up in northern Maine, United States, and has since lived on both coasts and traveled around the world, all experiences that are reflected in her writing. She has worked as a teacher, a house painter, a necropsy technician, and a free-lance editor and journalist. She has been married to Douglas Flewelling since 1981,[1] and has two sons. She currently lives in Redlands, California, where she continues to write, and offers lectures and creative writing workshops at the University of Redlands.[2] Flewelling is a convert to Thiền Buddhism, having taken her vows with Engaged Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh, and is a practitioner of Buddhist meditation.[3] Flewelling's writings promote feminism and LGBT causes, having said in relation to these topics, "I’ve always believed that people are people, and it’s wrong to discriminate against them just because of what gender or group they fall into."[4]


Her first Nightrunner novel, Luck in the Shadows, was a

  • Lynn Flewelling's Official Web Site
  • Lynn Flewelling Blog on LiveJournal
  • Lynn Flewelling's Yahoo! group
  • Lynn Flewelling at the Internet Speculative Fiction Database
  • Lynn Flewelling Blog on WordPress

External links

  1. ^
  2. ^ Flewelling, Lynn. Official website
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  5. ^ Smith Science Fiction and Fantasy Society: ConBust
  6. ^ Martin, G. R. R
  7. ^ Uncle Orson Reviews Everything 9/3/06
  8. ^ Uncle Orson Reviews Everything 11/26/06
  9. ^ Uncle Orson Reviews Everything 12/21/07
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  11. ^ Random House, Inc
  12. ^ CSQUARED Pictures
  13. ^ Flewelling, Lynn. "Interview: Lynn Flewelling", "Strange Horizons", April 9, 2001.
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  15. ^ Flewelling, Lynn. "Interview: Lynn Flewelling", "Strange Horizons", April 9, 2001.
  16. ^ Petty, Anne (2007). "Mythprint", Vol. 44, No. 4. Accessed at ""
  17. ^ Battis, Jes (projected 2010). "Queer Break-Ins: Erotic Service in the Novels of Chaz Brenchley and Lynn Flewelling" "Are You Being Served", Ed. Jennifer Lokash, Columbia University Press. Accessed at ""


  • "Letter To Alexi" Prisoners of the Night, 1995
  • "Raven's Cut" Assassin Fantastic anthology, Martin Greenberg and Alex Potter, ed. DAW books.
  • "The Complete Nobody's Guide to Query Letters" Speculations, 1999, reprinted on SFWA website and in The Writer's Guide to Queries, Pitches and Proposals by Moira Allen, Allsworth Press (2001)
  • "Perfection" Elemental: The Tsunami Relief Anthology: Stories of Science Fiction and Fantasy, Steven Savile and Alethea Kontis, ed, TOR Books, 2006.



Tamír Triad


The Nightrunner Series



Flewelling's work has frequently promoted LGBT themes as well as topics related to gender.[14] The protagonists of the Nightrunner books are both bisexual, and Flewelling has stated their creation was in response to the near-absence of LGBT characters in the genre and marginalization of existing ones.[15] The Tamir Triad, combining elements of psychological drama with ghost story horror, features a protagonist who transforms from one sex and gender to the other.[16] Flewelling's works have drawn academic attention in relation to these themes.[17]

Flewelling has cited a number of authors as being major influences on her work, including Ray Bradbury, William Faulkner, T. S. Eliot, Homer, Stephen King, Joyce Carol Oates, William Shakespeare, Ernest Hemingway, Mary Renault, Anne Rice, and Arthur Conan Doyle, and has also expressed her admiration for works by additional authors, including Isaac Asimov, William Kotzwinkle, Ellen Kushner, C. S. Lewis, Toni Morrison, Shirley Jackson, E. B. White, J. M. Barrie, and Michael Moorcock.[13]

but they have not yet started production. [12] Independent film company Csquared Pictures has acquired film rights to the first three books in the Nightrunner series,[11].Katherine Kurtz, and Robin Hobb [10],Elizabeth Hand [9][8][7],Orson Scott Card [6]

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