American science fiction writer most well known for his novel Jumper, which was made into a feature film.
He was born in Arizona, but moved to Texas (where much of his writing is set) and attended Texas A&M University.
He was elected President of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America in 2013.
He married fellow science fiction writer Laura J. Mixon.
Hayden Christensen starred in the film adaptation of his book Jumper.