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Elsie Chapman

Biography

Elsie Chapman

Elsie Chapman grew up in Prince George, British Columbia, Canada, before graduating from the University of British Columbia with a BA in English literature. She lives in Vancouver with her husband and two children, where she writes to either movies on a loop or music turned up way too loud (and sometimes both at the same time). DUALED is her first novel.

Elsie Chapman

Books by Elsie Chapman

Edited by Ellen Oh and Elsie Chapman - Fairy Tale, Fantasy, Fiction, Mythology, Young Adult 14+
Fifteen bestselling and acclaimed authors reimagine the folklore and mythology of East and South Asia in short stories that are by turns enchanting, heartbreaking, romantic, and passionate. Compiled by We Need Diverse Books’s Ellen Oh and Elsie Chapman, the authors included in this exquisite collection are: Renée Ahdieh, Sona Charaipotra, Preeti Chhibber, Roshani Chokshi, Aliette de Bodard, Melissa de la Cruz, Julie Kagawa, Rahul Kanakia, Lori M. Lee, E. C. Myers, Cindy Pon, Aisha Saeed, Shveta Thakrar, and Alyssa Wong. A mountain loses her heart. Two sisters transform into birds to escape captivity. A young man learns the true meaning of sacrifice. A young woman takes up her mother’s mantle and leads the dead to their final resting place.
by Elsie Chapman - Fiction, Mystery, Thriller, Young Adult 13+

The town of Glory is famous its seedy enterprises and the suicides along the Indigo River. Marsden is desperate to escape the town where her mother works as a prostitute --- and where her own fate has been decided. But escape means money, which leads Mars to skimming the bodies that show up along the Indigo River. It’s there that she runs into Jude, whose brother’s suicide may be linked to Mars’s own family history. As they grow closer, the two unearth secrets that could allow them to move forward...or chain them to the Indigo forever.

by Elsie Chapman - Fiction, Romance, Science Fiction, Thriller, Young Adult 12+

The city of Kersh is a safe haven, but the price of safety is high. Everyone has a genetic Alternate --- a twin raised by another family --- and citizens must prove their worth by eliminating their Alts before their 20th birthday. Survival means advanced schooling, a good job, marriage --- life. But how do you know if you are the best version of yourself, the version worthy of a future?