Tanya Huff

Tanya Sue Huff is a Canadian fantasy author. Born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Huff was raised in Kingston, Ontario. Her first sale as a writer was to The Picton Gazette when she was ten.

Huff joined the Canadian Naval Reserve in 1975 as a cook, ending her service in 1979. In 1982 she received a Bachelor of Applied Arts degree in Radio and Television Arts from Ryerson Polytechnical Institute in Toronto, Ontario; she was in the same class as science fiction writer Robert J. Sawyer. She was a member of the Bunch of Seven writing group. In 1992, after living for 13 years in downtown Toronto, Huff moved to rural Ontario, where she resides with her wife, fellow fantasy writer Fiona Patton.

Huff is one of the most prominent Canadian authors in the category of contemporary fantasy. A prolific author, she has written everything from horror to romantic fantasy to contemporary fantasy to humour to space opera.

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