Period2004–present SpouseAlison Fargis (m. 2005) GenreChildren's literature ChildrenFinn Buckley
August 16, 1969 (age 46)
Akron, Ohio (1969-08-16) Alma materOhio University,
University of Akron Notable worksN.E.R.D.S.,
The Sisters Grimm EducationOhio University, University of Akron NominationsGoodreads Choice Awards Best Picture Books, Goodreads Choice Awards Best Middle Grade & Children's BooksThe Fairy‑tale Detectives, NERDS: The Villain Virus, The Everafter War, NERDS: National Espionag, The Unusual Suspects Similar PeoplePeter Ferguson, Dan Santat, Robert Strauss, Dr Seuss, Roald Dahl
Nerds by michael buckley
Michael William Buckley (born August 16, 1969) is a best selling children’s book author who is currently writing The Sisters Grimm and the N.E.R.D.S. book series.
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Born in Akron, Ohio,Michael Buckley attended Ohio University where he graduated with honors. Shorty after graduating from Ohio University in 1986, Buckley moved to New York City.
Sometime after college Buckley moved to New York City to start an internship with the Late Show with David Letterman, then moved into a television production job where he worked on documentaries. His books are published by Harry N. Abrams. Buckley worked as a stand-up comic as well as a TV copywriter before he started to write "The Sister Grimm" series. During the process of writing "The Sister Grimm" series, Buckley had originally planned for it to be a television series which he didn't finish it; until his wife suggested to turn the "The Sister Grimm" into a book.
In 2010, Buckley and his writing partner, Joe Deasy, created an animated series for Cartoon Network called Robotomy. Buckley and Deasy executive produced as well as wrote the first season that starred Patton Oswalt and Dana Snyder (Master Shake from Aqua Teen Hunger Force). The series aired in CN's prime time block.
He is currently writing the screenplay for a N.E.R.D.S. animated feature developed by Elton John's Rocket Pictures. He also recently finished his new series Undertow.
Michael Buckley is married to Alison Fargis, a literary agent and co-owner of Stonesong Press, and they have a son, Finn.