A Lee Martinez


Birthday January 12, 1973

Birth Sign Capricorn

Birthplace Texas

Age 51 years old

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Notable for science fiction and fantasy novels such as Chasing the Moon (2011) and Emperor Mollusk Versus The Sinister Brain (2012), Martinez received the Alex Award for his debut young adult work, Gil's All Fright Diner (2005).

Before Fame

Before beginning his writing career, he attended Gadsden High School in New Mexico.


His short stories include "Night Omnipotent" and a three-part piece titled "Cranky Dead."

Family Life

He was raised in El Paso, Texas, and Anthony, New Mexico.

Associated With

He and Chronicles of Vladimir Tod author Heather Brewer are both known for their works of young adult fantasy fiction.