About D. B. Weiss
D.B. Weiss was born and raised in Chicago, where he honed his skills on an Intellivision. A graduate of Wesleyan University, he earned a Masters of Philosophy in Irish Literature from Trinity College in Dublin and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. He now lives in Los Angeles. This is his first novel.
Daniel Brett Weiss (born April 23, 1971) is an American author, screenwriter, producer, and director. Along with his collaborator David Benioff, he is best known as screenwriter, executive producer, and sometimes director of Game of Thrones, the HBO adaptation of George R. R. Martin’s series of books.
His 2003 debut novel, Lucky Wander Boy, is themed around video games.
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