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Famous For: Her Series Of Novels The Vampire Chronicles
Higher Education: San Francisco State University (BA, MA)
An American writer of horror, gothic fiction, and erotica, Anne Rice is known for her horror, gothic fiction, and erotica books. As soon as she started attending school, her bohemian mother gave her the name 'Anne.' Having grown up in an alcoholic household, she encountered many difficulties in her early years. Having grown up in poverty, she was unable to afford college; she had to find a job in order to pay for night classes. Her child passed away due to illness after she became a mother early in life. In order to cope with her distress, the distraught mother turned to write, and she published her first novel, Interview with a Vampire, in 1990.
1976: 'Interview with the Vampire', her debut novel published, began her literary career. A short story she wrote some years ago was expanded into the novel, which became a bestseller.
1982: During the Civil War, she wrote 'The Feast of all Saints' a historical novel about mixed-race people.
1982: It was followed in 1982 by 'Cry to Heaven', another historical novel.
1988: A vivid description of the mythology of vampire origins, dating back to Ancient Egypt, appeared in her next vampire novel, 'The Queen of the Damned' (1988).
1990: 'Lives of the Mayfair Witches' was her first novel, published in the same year.
2005: In this year, she saw her return to Christianity after years of atheism and publishing 'Christ the Lord: Out of Egypt'.
2012: She wrote 'The Wolf Gift Chronicles' as her last series. It was published in 2012 that the first novel of the series, 'The Wolf Gift,' was released.
2003: Bram Stoker Award for Lifetime Achievement
Stan Rice died in 2002 after being married to Anne Rice for 50 years. Both of the couple's children were born to them. Michelle, their daughter, died of leukemia when she was a small child, while Christopher, their son, is a well-known author.