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Chris Else was born in the UK and came to New Zealand at age 13. He attended Auckland Grammar School and Auckland University. He has worked as a teacher, bookseller, publisher rep and computer programmer and has taught both creative and technical writing. He has published six adult novels and two collections of short stories. He has also written plays for stage and radio and scripts for television. Chris has twice been National President of the New Zealand Society of Authors (PEN) and has also been chair of the board of directors of Copyright Licensing Ltd. He and his wife, fellow author Barbara Else, were instrumental in setting up both the New Zealand Association of Literary Agents (NZALA) and the New Zealand Association of Manuscript Assessors (NZAMA). With Barbara, he runs TFS, a small literary agency and manuscript assessment service. WATERLINE is his ninth published work of fiction.