TTLG Author/Illustrator Profiles

Scott Westerfeld

Scott  Westerfeld

Scott Westerfeld is the author of twelve novels for young adults, including the Uglies series and the Midnighters trilogy, and five for adults. His books have won the Philip K. Dick Special Citation, the Aurealis Award, the Locus Award, the Victorian Premier's Award, and his adult book The Risen Empire was named a NY Times Notable Book of the Year. He has contributed nonfiction to Nerve, BookForum, the scientific journal Nature. His current series is Leviathan, a steampunk trilogy for teenagers set in an alternative World War I and illustrated by Keith Thompson. The third book in the Leviathan series, Goliath, will be published October 4, 2011.