Norwescon Grand Master: Terry Brooks

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We are pleased to announce that our Norwescon Grand Master for Norwescon 36 will be author Terry Brooks!

A writer since the age of ten, Terry Brooks published his first novel, The Sword of Shannara, in 1977. It became the first work of fiction ever to appear on the New York Times Trade Paperback Bestseller List, where it remained for over five months. He has written twenty-six bestselling novels, movie adaptations of Hook and Star Wars: The Phantom Menace and a memoir on his writing life, Sometimes the Magic Works. He has sold over thirty million copies of his books domestically and is published worldwide. His Magic Kingdom series is currently under option at Warner Brothers. His Shannara series is being adapted by Sonar Entertainment. His latest novel, Wards of Faerie, was published in August 2012. His next book, Bloodfire Quest, will be published in mid-March 2013. The author lives with his wife Judine in the Pacific Northwest.