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Anne Bishop is an American author of fantasy romance novels.
Her first novel, Daughter of the Blood, was published in 1998. Along with Heir to the Shadows and Queen of the Darkness, it formed The Black Jewels Trilogy, for which Bishop won the Crawford Award. Bishop followed the trilogy with The Invisible Ring, a prequel to the trilogy. Five additional novels have built on The Black Jewels.
In addition to her fifteen novels, Bishop has also published a number of short stories. These have been included in various anthologies and two short-story collections that were published as part of The Black Jewels series.
After the original Black Jewels trilogy, Bishop published another trilogy of novels, The Tir Alainn trilogy. Her most recent novels have formed The Landscapes of Ephemera series. She has announced a further series, an urban fantasy series called the Others, which is set to be published in 2013.
She lives in Upstate New York, and keeps to a five-day-per-week writing schedule. She also enjoys gardening and listening to music. She has said that none of the material in her novels is autobiographical.
Her career as a writer started after some hesitation, but she has said that she felt the stories that came into her mind needed to be told. She has described her writing as being a responsibility to the stories themselves.