Cherith Baldry was born in Lancaster, England, and studied at Manchester
University and St Anne's College, Oxford. She subsequently worked as
a teacher, including a spell as a lecturer at the University of Sierra
Cherith is now a fulltime writer of fiction for both children and adults.
Her children's fantasy trilogy, The Eaglesmount Trilogy, was
published by Macmillan in 2001. She has a special interest in Arthurian
literature, and has published several Arthurian short stories in which
she explores the character of Sir Kay. Other short fiction has appeared
in Interzone, Marion Zimmer Bradley's Fantasy Magazine,
and various anthologies, and her Arthurian novel, Exiled from Camelot,
was published by Green Knight in 2001. A science fantasy novel, The
Reliquary Ring, was published by Macmillan UK early in 2003, and
Cherith is now working on a second novel for Macmillan.
Apart from writing and reading, her main interest is in early music,
and she is active in her local Anglican church. She is widowed with
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