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Max Gladstone

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Full Name: Max Gladstone
Born: May 28, 1984
Occupation: Writer, Editor, Educator
Nationality: American


Max Gladstone is an American fantasy writer. He is a graduate of Yale University, where he studied Chinese, Chan poetry and late Ming dynasty fantasy. He has worked in China, including as a teacher in a rural area of Anhui for two years.

He speaks Chinese, can embarrass himself reading Latin, and is a martial artist, fencer, and fiddler. He's also worked as a researcher for the Berkman Center for Internet and Policy Law, a tour guide for the Swiss Embassy, a go-between for a suspicious Chinese auto magazine, a translator for visiting Chinese schoolteachers, a Chinese philosophy TA, a tech industry analyst, and an editor. He has wrecked a bicycle in Angkor Wat, sung at Carnegie Hall, and been thrown from a horse in Mongolia.

Gladstone was nominated for the 2012 John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer.

Works in the WWEnd Database

 Non Series Works


 The Complete Season

 1. (2017)

 The Craft Sequence

 1. (2012)
 2. (2013)
 3. (2014)
 4. (2015)
 5. (2016)
 6. (2017)

 The Craft Wars

 1. (2023)
 2. (2024)

 Wild Cards Stories

 12. (2018)