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Vivian Schilling

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Biography

Vivian Schilling attended the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute and also studied under the legendary Stella Adler before embarking upon a multifaceted career in both literature and film.

Schilling has penned two novels to date, both released to critical acclaim. "Highly respectable writing," touted the Chicago Sun-Times of Schilling's first effort, Sacred Prey (St. Martin's Press). "Schilling shows deft storytelling ability," said Publisher's Weekly.

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The Summer of Henry

Thirteen years ago during the hottest of Southern summers, the finest companion a novelist could ever want emerged from the shadows of my jungled back yard. Wrenched from the jowls of a hound bent on a snack, an orange kitten…

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Fence in Pembrokeshire

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Fantastica Daily Interview

Vivian Schilling is the author of two novels, Sacred Prey and (her latest) Quietus. She is also a screenwriter and actress, with roles in such films as Germans (a World War II drama directed by Academy Award nominee Zbigniew Kaminski) and 1990's Soultaker. Ms. Schilling was kind enough to answer a few questions via e-mail in this latest Fantastica Daily interview. And be sure to check out Eva's review of Quietus.

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QUIETUS GALLERY

SACRED PREY GALLERY

“Write what inspires you, not what you think others want to read. Stick by your vision, research your material and find inspiration within yourself. Be open to the opinion of others, but take no single opinion as gospel. The gospel should come from within your own heart and vision.”

— Vivian Schilling, Interview by Fiction Addiction

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