Brent Weeks

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Brent Weeks
Born (1977-03-07) March 7, 1977 (age 37)
Occupation Author
Genres Fantasy
Spouse(s) Kristi Weeks

Brent Weeks is an American New York Times Bestselling author living and writing in Oregon.[1] Weeks was born in Montana on (1977-03-01)March 1, 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.


The Night Angel Trilogy[edit]

  1. The Way of Shadows (2008)
  2. Shadow's Edge (2008)
  3. Beyond the Shadows (2008)

Novellas and short stories[edit]

  • "Perfect Shadow" (novella) (2011)[8]

The Lightbringer Series[edit]

  1. The Black Prism (2010) Paperback: 768 pages Publisher: Orbit (September 1, 2011) ISBN 978-1841499048
  2. The Blinding Knife (September 11, 2012)[9]
  3. The Broken Eye (August 26, 2014)
  4. The Blood Mirror


  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". 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. ^ opossumWilliams, Charlotte. "Orbit to publish Weeks title as e-book only". The Bookseller. Retrieved 10 November 2012. 
  9. ^ "Fiction Review: The Blinding Knife". Publishers Weekly. Retrieved 10 November 2012. 

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