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Maggie Stiefvater is a bestselling American author of young-adult/urban fantasy novels. She currently lives in Virginia.
After being home-schooled from sixth grade on, Maggie Stiefvater attended Mary Washington College, graduating with a B.A. in history. After graduating, she worked as a portrait artist, specializing in equestrian art, which is collected internationally. At 16, Stiefvater legally changed her first name from Heidi to Margaret. She is married with two children. Writing career
Stiefvater published her first novel, Lament in 2008, after several years and many dozens of rejections. Before Lament had been released, she sold the rights to Ballad, the sequel to Lament, and to Shiver. Shiver was embraced by independent booksellers and overseas publishers, ultimately selling to more than 38 foreign territories. The Shiver Trilogy spent more than 40 weeks on the New York Times Bestseller List. In 2010, Linger debuted at the number one spot on the New York Times Bestseller List.
In 2010, Stiefvater was asked to speak at a TEDxNASA conference in Virginia and delivered a presentation called "How Bad Teens Become Famous People."
Books of Faerie novelsEdit
- Lament: The Faerie Queen's Deception (2008)
- Ballad: A Gathering of Faerie (October 23, 2009)
- Requiem (2016)
The Shiver TrilogyEdit
- Shiver (August 1, 2009, US / October 5, 2009, UK)
- Linger (July 13, 2010, US / 20 July 2010, UK)
- Forever (July 12, 2011, US / July 13, 2011, UK)
The Raven CycleEdit
- The Raven Boys (September 18, 2012)
- The Dream Thieves (September 17, 2013)
- Blue Lily, Lily Blue (October 21, 2014)
- The Raven King (April 26, 2016)
- An Infinite Thread (2008)
- "The Hounds of Ulster" short story in the anthology, Kiss Me Deadly (August 1, 2010)
- "Non Quis, Sed Quid" short story in the anthology, Demons: Encounters with the *Devil and His Minions, Fallen Angels, and the Possessed (September 2011)
- The Scorpio Races (October 18, 2011)
- The Curiosities: A Collection of Stories a compiled anthology with Tessa Gratton and Brenna Yovanoff (August 2012)
- Untitled (2016)