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O R Melling


O.R. Melling is an author of several fantasy novels. She was born in Ireland and brought up in Toronto with seven sisters and two brothers. She attended Loretto College School. When she was eighteen years old she hitched-hiked across Canada and through California. Melling travelled extensively in her youth, straying as far from Toronto, Ontario, as Malaysia and northern Borneo. With a B.A. in philosophy and Celtic Studies from Trinity College in the University of Toronto and an M.A. in Mediaeval History, Melling has written film scripts, papers and become a literary critic under her real name, G.V. Whelan. Currently living in her hometown of Bray, CO, Wicklow, Melling is still writing and has a teenaged daughter, Findabhair.