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Susan Cooper has been writing for more than 30 years. At Oxford University, where she earned an M.A. in English, she was the first woman to edit the university newspaper. After graduation, she worked as a reporter on London's Sunday Times. She wrote her first books, Mandrake and Over Sea, Under Stone during this period.
She arrived in the U.S. in 1963, and after writing two books for adults, set out on her famous children's fantasy series, The Dark is Rising in the 1970s. She published other novels, including The Boggart and its successor, in the 1990s, and a book, Victory was published in 2006. She has also written a number of picture books for children.
The Writing of Fantasy
as author at MIT World Host: MIT Office of Government and Community Relations,
together with: Gregory Maguire, Roger Sutton,