Brent Weeks

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Brent Weeks
Born (1977-03-07) March 7, 1977 (age 37)
Montana, USA
Occupation Writer
Genre Fantasy
Spouse Kristi Weeks
Website
brentweeks.com

Brent Weeks (born March 7, 1977) is an American fantasy writer. He made The New York Times Best Seller list with The Blinding Knife in its first month, September 2012.[1]

Life[edit]

Weeks was born in Montana on (1977-03-07)March 7, 1977 and graduated from Hillsdale College with a degree in English. He briefly worked as a teacher and bartender before moving to writing full-time.[2] Orbit Books published his first novel in 2008; The Way of Shadows is also the first book in Weeks' The Night Angel Trilogy,[3][4] which has been printed in 10 different languages; the Way of Shadows is also scheduled to be adapted into a graphic novel by Yen Press.[5]

The first book in his Lightbringer Series was released in 2010.[6] Originally intended to be a trilogy, his publishers announced in 2012 that it would span four books,[7] the second of which was released in September 2012.

Weeks lives and works in Oregon.

Works[edit]

Night Angel series[8]
  1. The Way of Shadows (2008)
  2. Shadow's Edge (2008)
  3. Beyond the Shadows (2008)

Short fiction:

  • Perfect Shadow (novella) (Orbit, June 2011), e-book; (Subterranean Press, December 2011), chapterbook[8][9]
Lightbringer series
  1. The Black Prism (2010) Paperback: 768 pages Publisher: Orbit (September 1, 2011) ISBN 978-1841499048
  2. The Blinding Knife (September 11, 2012) 671 pages (Hardcover)[10]
  3. The Broken Eye (August 26, 2014) Hardcover: 816 pages
  4. The Blood Mirror (2016)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bestsellers Hardback Fiction: September 30, 2012". New York Times. Retrieved 10 November 2012. 
  2. ^ "Bio". Brent Weeks. Retrieved 10 November 2012. 
  3. ^ Bastos, Cesar. "Bragelonne donne de la Voie". Fantasy.fr. Retrieved 10 November 2012. 
  4. ^ "Orbit Makes a Third Rotation". Publishers Weekly. Retrieved 10 November 2012. 
  5. ^ Green, Scott. "Yen Press Licenses "Another" and "BTOOOM!" Manga". Crunchyroll. Retrieved 10 November 2012. 
  6. ^ Speakman, Scott. "Cover & Interview: The Blinding Knife by Brent Weeks". Suvudu. Retrieved 10 November 2012. 
  7. ^ Fitzgerald, Laura. "THE BLINDING KNIFE by Brent Weeks releases this week!". Orbit Books blog. Retrieved 17 December 2012. 
  8. ^ a b "Night Angel – Series Bibliography". ISFDB. Retrieved 2014-07-27. Select a title to see its linked publication history and general information. Select a particular edition (title) for more data at that level, such as a front cover image or linked contents.
  9. ^ opossumWilliams, Charlotte. "Orbit to publish Weeks title as e-book only". The Bookseller. Retrieved 10 November 2012. 
  10. ^ "Fiction Review: The Blinding Knife". Publishers Weekly. Retrieved 10 November 2012. 

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