OccupationAuthor GenreChildren's literature NationalityAmerican NameAdam Gidwitz
Alma materColumbia University RoleAuthor Period2011–present EducationColumbia University
BornFebruary 14, 1982 (age 33)
San Francisco, CA (1982-02-14) Notable worksA Tale Dark and Grimm, In A Glass Grimmly, The Grimm Conclusion NominationsGoodreads Choice Awards Best Middle Grade & Children's BooksA Tale Dark and Grimm, In a Glass Grimmly, The Grimm Conclusion, Guys Read: Terrifying, Star Wars: The Empire Strikes B Similar PeopleJon Scieszka, Dav Pilkey, R L Stine
Adam gidwitz author of a tale dark and grimm and in a glass grimmly
Adam Gidwitz (born February 14, 1982) is the author of the best selling children's books A Tale Dark and Grimm (2010), In a Glass Grimmly (2012), and The Grimm Conclusion (2012), all published by Dutton Penguin. He received a Newbery Honor for The Inquisitor’s Tale: Or, The Three Magical Children and Their Holy Dog (2016).
He was born in San Francisco in 1982 but grew up in Baltimore, Maryland. He attended Columbia University where he majored in English Literature and spent his junior year abroad in the University's Oxford/Cambridge Scholars program. After college he became a teacher at Saint Ann's School in Brooklyn. He credits a stint as a substitute librarian as the inspiration for writing The Grimm Trilogy. He now lives in Brooklyn, New York with his wife, writting full-time.