George is the New York Times and internationally best selling
author of twenty British crime novels featuring Detective Inspector
Thomas Lynley and his unconventional partner Detective Sergeant
Barbara Havers. Her crime novels have been translated into 30
languages and featured on television by the BBC. She is also the
author of a young adult series set on the island where she lives in
the state of Washington.
A longtime instructor of creative writing, she has taught at
colleges, universities, writers' retreats, and conferences
internationally. She most recently taught a live online creative
writing class for Hedgebrook Women's Writers' Retreat on Whidbey
Island. She is the recipient of the Anthony Award, the Agatha Award,
France's Grand Prix di Literatture Policiere, and Germany's MIMI.
She has twice been nominated for an Edgar Award, and she is the
recipient of an honorary doctorate of humane letters from California
State University Fullerton, and an honorary MFA from Northwest
Institute of Language Arts (Whidbey Island MFA Program).
She has also written the longtime best selling creative writing book
Write Away, has edited two volumes of short stories, and is
the executive chair of the Elizabeth George Foundation, which makes
grants to poets, emerging playwrights, and unpublished novelists.
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