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Scott Lynch is an American fantasy author born on April 2, 1978. His "Gentleman Bastard" series includes "The Lies of Locke Lamora" and "Red Seas Under Red Skies." Complex plots, well-developed characters, and vivid world-building characterize Lynch's writing. His work has received critical acclaim and numerous award nominations, including the World Fantasy Award and the Hugo Award. In addition to writing, Lynch is also an avid tabletop gamer and a self-described "RPG geek."
Scott Lynch Career:
2006: "The Lies of Locke Lamora," the first book in the "Gentleman Bastard" series, is published and becomes an instant hit, earning Lynch critical acclaim and a large fanbase.
2007: Scott Lynch wins the Compton Crook Award for "The Lies of Locke Lamora."
2008: “Gentleman Bastard," the second book in the series, is published and receives critical acclaim.
2013: Fans eagerly anticipate Scott Lynch's third book in the "Gentleman Bastard" series, "The Republic of Thieves."
2016: Scott Lynch publishes "The Bastards' Guide to Writing," a humorous and irreverent guide to writing fantasy fiction.
2018: Scott Lynch releases "The Thorn of Emberlain," the fourth book in the "Gentleman Bastard" series, which had been delayed multiple times due to Lynch's struggle with depression and anxiety.
2020: Scott Lynch announces that he is working on a new series, "The Ministry of Necessity."
Scott Lynch Awards:
2007: Compton Crook Award
2008: World Fantasy Award
2009: John W. Campbell Award
2013: David Gemmell Legend Award
2014: Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel
2018: Goodreads Choice Award for Best Fantasy
2021: Audie Award for Best Fantasy
Scott Lynch's Unknown Facts:
Scott Lynch is active in philanthropy and has worked with several organizations, including Worldbuilders, which supports global humanitarian causes.
Scott Lynch is married to writer and game designer Elizabeth Bear, and the two have collaborated on several projects together. They currently live in western Massachusetts with their cats.