Brandon Sanderson was born in Nebraska in 1975. Since then he has written the Mistborn series, amongst others, become a NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author and been hailed as the natural successor to Robert Jordan. He lives in Utah.
Sanderson is a master when it comes to creating religions, political intrigues and magical systems ... a joy to read. - BOOK GIRLThe intrigue and excitement grow steadily in this smoothly written, perfectly balanced narrative; by the end readers won't want to put it down - Publisher's WeeklyElantris is the finest novel of fantasy to be written in many years. Brandon Sanderson has created a truly original world of magic and intrigue, and with the rigor of the best science fiction writers he has made it real at every level. - Orson Scott Card