Michael Grant was born on 26 July, 1954 in Los Angeles and specializes in young adult fiction and supernatural stories. He has co-authored many books with his wife, K.A. Applegate.
Michael is the author of the Gone series that ran from 2008 to 2013 and the BZRK series. He takes great pride in scaring his readers and now lives in the San Francisco Bay area. He lists his influences as everyone ranging from Stephen King to Bill Bryson and J.R.R. Tolkien.