|Born||Jennifer Justine Wilson|
September 2, 1972
Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
(m. 2000; div. 2008)
Musk is the author of the contemporary fantasy novel BloodAngel, published in 2005 by the Roc Books imprint of Penguin Books. Her second book, Uninvited, was released in 2007 and is an unrelated work intended for young-adult readers. A sequel to BloodAngel, Lord of Bones, was released in 2008. Musk was one of the first people to use a site like Pinterest to plan out a novel.
In a 2007 interview, she identified Margaret Atwood, Joyce Carol Oates, Paul Theroux, George R.R. Martin, Guy Gavriel Kay, and Neil Gaiman as authors to whom she could relate her writings. She also described her books as cross-genre fiction.
Justine Wilson was born in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada and she spent most of her early life there. She attended Queen's University in Kingston and obtained a degree in English literature. She then moved to Japan where she taught English as a second language (ESL) before finally settling in California.
In January 2000, she married Elon Musk. Their first son, Nevada, was born in 2002 and died of sudden infant death syndrome at the age of 10 weeks. Through in vitro fertilization, she gave birth in 2004 to twin boys, Griffin and Xavier, and in 2006 to triplets Damian, Saxon, and Kai. On September 13, 2008, she announced that she and Musk were getting a divorce. She and Musk share custody of their children.
Wilson later wrote an article for Marie Claire detailing ways in which she thought the marriage was unhealthy, e.g. Musk "made fun of her", asserted himself as the 'alpha' in relationship as well as frequently pressuring her and ignoring or overriding her requests. As of 2010, she claimed to be a "model former wife", and said she was on good terms with Musk's then-wife, Talulah Riley. She has stated that she kept the last name Musk for the sake of their kids.
|2005||BloodAngel||Roc imprint, Penguin Books||ISBN 9780451460523|
|2007||Uninvited||Paw Prints||ISBN 9781435223806|
|2008||Lord of Bones||Roc imprint, Penguin Books||ISBN 9780451462206||Sequel to BloodAngel|
|2009||"I need more you", in
The Mammoth Book of Vampire Romance 2
|Running Press||ISBN 9780762437962||Short story in a collection of short stories|
Kiss Me Deadly : 13 Tales of Paranormal Love
|Running Press||ISBN 9780762439492||Short story in a collection of short stories|
|2016||"Smalltown Canadian girl", in
The House that Made Me: Writers Reflect on the Places and People that Defined Them
|Sparkpress||ISBN 9781940716312||Short story in a collection of short stories|
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