William Bradley Strickland (born 1947) is an American author known primarily for his fantasy and science fiction. He was born in New Holland, Georgia.
His first novel, To Stand Beneath the Sun, was published in 1985. Since, he has written or co-written sixty-plus novels and more than a hundred short stories. In 1992 Strickland completed four novels begun by the late John Bellairs; beginning in 1996 he has created his own stories using the already-established characters. He is also credited for writing novels for the Wishbone series.
His 2000 book, When Mack Came Back, won Strickland the 2001 Georgia Author of the Year Award, Children's/Young Adult Division honor. In 2002, Strickland and Thomas E. Fuller began the Pirate Hunter series and, later, the Mars Year One series. Mr. Fuller died before all the books were published.