Lev Grossman is the author of five novels: Warp (St. Martin's, 1997), Codex (Harcourt, 2004), The Magicians (Viking, 2009) and The Magician King (Viking, 2011). The Magician's Land, the third novel in the Magicians trilogy, will be out this August.

Grossman is a senior writer at Time magazine, where he covers books and technology. He has also written for Wired, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, The Believer, Salon, The Village Voice and many others, and he frequently appears on NPR. In 2011 he won the John W. Campbell award for Best New Writer at Worldcon. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife and three children.