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Elizabeth Chater

Canada (1910 - 2004)

Elizabeth Chater was the author of more than 24 novels and countless short stories. She received a B.A. from the University of British Columbia and an M.A. from San Diego State University, and joined the faculty of the latter in 1963 where she began a lifelong friendship with science fiction author Greg Bear. 

She was honored with The Distinguished Teacher award in 1969, and was awarded Outstanding Professor of the Year in 1977. After receiving her Professor Emeritus, she embarked on a new career as a novelist with Richard Curtis as her agent.
 In the 1950s and 60s she published short stories in Fantastic Universe Magazine and The Saint Mystery Magazine, and she won the Publishers Weekly short story contest in 1975. She then published 22 romance novels over an 8 year period. She also wrote under the pen names Lee Chater, Lee Chaytor, and Lisa Moore

The Thing on the Stairs and Other Stories (2013) (with Christopher John Chater)
Books about Elizabeth Chater
The Work of Elizabeth Chater (1993) by Boden Clarke (Robert Reginald), Annette Y Mallett and Daryl F Mallett

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