Brent Weeks Novelist

Birthday March 7, 1977
Birthplace Montana
Age 40 years old
Birth Sign Pisces


Known for his New York Times bestselling novel The Blinding Knife (part of his Lightbringer fiction series), this popular author also penned the Night Angel series of books.

Before Fame

He earned an English degree from Hillsdale College in Michigan. Before publishing his debut novel, The Way of Shadows, he supported himself by teaching and bartending.


The Way of Shadows, his first novel in the Night Angel Trilogy, became the basis for a graphic novel published by Yen Press.

Family Life

A native of Montana, he later settled in Oregon with his wife Kristi Weeks.

Associated With

He and Scottish author Gillian Philip were both shortlisted for the David Gemmell Legend Award for their respective fantasy works.


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