Holly Black

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Birthday
10, 1971
Birthplace
West Long Branch, NJ
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
10, 1971 (age 47)
Birthplace
West Long Branch, NJ

About

American writer of children's fantasy novels, she is best known for penning the popular Spiderwick Chronicles book series. She is also the author of Doll Bones, a 2013 novel that was awarded the prestigious Newbery Medal.

Before Fame

She earned a degree in English from The College of New Jersey in 1994. Before publishing her debut book, Tithe: A Modern Faerie Tale, in 2002, she worked as an editor of medical journals.

Trivia

Her lesser-known published works include The Curse Workers series and The Good Neighbors graphic novel trilogy.

Family Life

She grew up in West Long Branch, New Jersey. She married her high school sweetheart, Theo Black, in 1999.

Associated With

Her popular work, The Spiderwick Chronicles, was adapted into a 2008 film starring Freddie Highmore .