Joseph Edward Abercrombie was born December 31, 1974 in Lancaster, England. He attended Manchester University, where he studied psychology. He worked at a TV post-production company and as a film editor before becoming a full-time writer. He was a finalist for the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer in 2008.
His debut The Blade Itself (2006) was shortlisted for the Compton Crook Award for best first novel, and ...Read MoreRead more