Jesse Bullington

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Jesse Bullington
Born February 14th
Occupation Novelist
Language English
Nationality United States
Education Bachelor of Arts in History and Literature, Florida State University
Genre Fantasy
Historical Fiction
Dark Comedy
Dark fantasy
Gothic Fiction
Picaresque novel
Sword and Sorcery
Literary movement New Weird
Notable works Sad Tale of the Brothers Grossbart, The Enterprise of Death, The Folly of the World

Jesse Bullington is an American fantasy writer from Boulder, Colorado.

Bullington grew up in Pennsylvania, before his family moved to the Netherlands, and then back to the United States. In 2000, Bullington received his high school diploma from SAIL High School, an arts-focused magnet school in Tallahassee, Florida. In 2005, he obtained a double bachelor's degree in literature and history from Florida State University.[1]

He is the author of three historical fantasy novels, Sad Tale of the Brothers Grossbart, The Enterprise of Death, and The Folly of the World, all published by Orbit Books. He has also written the epic fantasy novels A Crown for Cold Silver and A Blade of Black Steel under the pen name Alex Marshall.[2] His novels all use a picaresque, darkly humorous theme, and include numerous references to medieval art or renaissance art and large elements of satire. His novels are heavily informed by his love of the Gothic novel and by his passion for medieval European literature and history.