Born on 10 Novermber, 1960 in Portchester, Hampshire, Neil Gaiman is an author of novels, graphic novels, comic books and has even written films. Among his most popular works are The Sandman comic book series, Stardust and Coraline. He is a winner of the Carnegie Medal and Hugo Award and also won the Newbery and Carnegie Medal for The Graveyard Book.
Beloved for his fantasy, horror and science fiction stories with a dark edge, he’s been married to singer Amanda Palmer since 2011 and now lives in the United States near Minneapolis. He is influenced by C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien and Edgar Allan Poe and credits libraries with sparking his love of books. He worked as a journalist and has even wrriten a biography of Douglas Adams.