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Award-winning author of the fantasy series "The Dark is Rising," set in Cornwall and Wales and dealing with Arthurian legend. See more trivia »
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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Known For


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 2007 The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising (novel "The Dark Is Rising")
 2001 Jewel (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1993 To Dance with the White Dog (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1993 The Nutcracker (narration)
 1990 A Promise to Keep (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1987 Foxfire (TV Movie) (adaptation) / (play)
 1984 The Dollmaker (TV Movie)
 1976 Shadows (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Dark Encounter (1976) ... (writer)
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 1987 Foxfire (TV Movie) (lyrics: "Dear Lord", "My Feet Took T'walkin'", "Sweet Talker")

Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: King of Shadows See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Article | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Susan Cooper Cronyn | Susan M. Grant

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

The English author J.B. Priestley was a friend of mine, and he used to write to me when I was going through this dreadful homesick period. In one of his letters he said, do not worry about being away from your roots; you will find you write better about a place when you are away from it. That certainly turned out to be true with The Dark Is Rising books. They were immensely British, yet all ... See more »


She became a full-time writer in 1963. See more »

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