Leigh Bardugo is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Ninth House and Hell Bent. The American writer is best-known for her young adult Grishaverse fantasy novels: the Shadow and Bone trilogy, the Six of Crows duology, King of Scars, and more. The Netflix series Shadow and Bone is based on her Grishaverse novels. Her short fiction has appeared in multiple anthologies including The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy. Leigh Bardugo lives in Los Angeles where she is also an associate fellow of Pauli Murray College at Yale University.