Austin Grossman

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Grossman in May 2013

Austin Seth Grossman (born June 26, 1969)[1] is an American writer and game designer. He has contributed to the New York Times[2] and to some video games.


Grossman, born in Concord, Massachusetts, attended Harvard University and is currently a graduate student in English literature at the University of California, Berkeley.[3] He is the twin brother of writer Lev Grossman and brother of sculptor Bathsheba Grossman, and the son of the poet Allen Grossman and the novelist Judith Grossman. Grossman is currently working at Arkane Studios.

Grossman started his career in the game industry replying to a classified ad in The Boston Globe in May 1992 that led him to Looking Glass Studios. Since then, Grossman has worked with DreamWorks Interactive, Ion Storm of Austin and Crystal Dynamics.

He is the author of the novel Soon I Will Be Invincible, which was published by Pantheon Books in 2007.[3] His second book, entitled YOU, debuted in April 2013.[4]



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  1. ^ "Grossman, Austin, 1969–". Library of Congress Authorities. Retrieved 2014-07-27.
  2. ^ Grossman, Austin (2007-03-17). "Star-Spangled Schlemiel". New York Times. 
  3. ^ a b "Soon I Will Be Invincible". Catalog. Pantheon Books. Retrieved 2009-04-29. 
  4. ^ "YOU". Catalog. Mulholland Books. Retrieved 2013-05-24. 
  5. ^ Grossman, Austin (2013-06-13). "Twitter". Retrieved 2013-06-13. 

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