Scott Lynch was born April 2, 1978 in St. Paul MN. He has worked as a dishwasher, waiter, web designer, office manager, and is currently a full-time writer and volunteer firefighter. He was married in 2006 and divorced in 2010. Author Elizabeth Bear is now his partner.
Lynch began publishing with World Fantasy Award finalist The Lies of Locke Lamora (2006), first in a projected seven volumes of the Gentleman