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Tiger Eye Reading Room--O.R. Melling Interview  -  October 9, 2006 LiSRadio Webcast: Tiger Eye Reading Room Series

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[ O.R. Melling]

O.R. Melling

O.R. Melling was born in Ireland and raised in Toronto, Ontario with her seven sisters and two brothers. At 18 years old, she hitch-hiked across Canada and through California.Shortly after, she travelled to Malaysia and northern Borneo with Jeunesse Canada Monde/Canada World Youth (see My Blue Country).

While at Trinity College, University of Toronto, she served as an officer in the Naval Reserve, stationed on the east and west coasts of Canada. She has a B.A. in Philosophy and Celtic Studies, and an M.A. in Mediaeval History. In recent years she has visited the Yukon and Northwest Territories, as well as Denmark, Scotland, Spain, France and India.

At present she lives in her hometown of Bray, Co. Wicklow with her teenage daughter, Findabhair. To date, various of Melling’s books have been translated into japanese, Chinese, Russian, Slovenian and Czech.

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[Dr. Charley Seavey]

Dr. Charley Seavey
Associate Professor
University of Missouri-Columbia, School of Information Science & Learning Technologies


Charley Seavey interviews fantasy author O.R. Melling at the American Library Association annual conference in New Orleans.

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