Gordon Korman is the author of more than 60 books for kids and young adults. His writing career began at the age of 12 when his seventh-grade English assignment became his first published novel.
Now, 33 years later, he is a full-time writer and speaker, with more than sixteen million copies of his novels in print. His books have been translated into French, Swedish, Danish, Spanish, Norwegian, Hebrew, Chinese, Japanese, Portuguese, Italian, Korean, Dutch, Greek and Thai. Each year he travels extensively, visiting schools and libraries, bringing his trademark humor and adventure styles to readers everywhere.
A native of Ontario, Canada, he lives with his family on Long Island, outside New York City.