Neil Richard GAIMAN

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1960-11-10
Education Whitgift Sch, Ardingly
Publications Publications collections of Sandman graphic novels incl: Preludes and Nocturnes, The Doll's House, Dream Country, Season of Mists, A Game of You, Fables and Reflections, Brief Lives, World's End, The Kindly Ones, The Wake (1996); other graphic novels incl: Violent Cases (1987), Black Orchid (1988), Signal to Noise (1992, subsequently broadcast as a radio play by BBC Radio 3 1996), Death: The High Cost of Living (1993), Mr Punch (1994), Death: The Time of Your Life (1997), The Last Temptation (acknowledged inspiration for the Alice Cooper album of the same title)
Recreations making things up, keeping bees
Clubs N/A
Style Neil Gaiman
Career writer of modern comics, award-winning books for children and adults, TV and film scripts, songs and poetry; prof in the arts Bard College USA; creator of Sandman series DC Comics, co-originator and ed The Utterly Comic Comic Relief Comic (Comic Relief 1991), creator Neverwhere (6 part TV series BBC TV) 1996 (film script currently being prepared), scriptwriter Princess Mononoke 1998 (film released 1999), writer/dir of short films A Short Film about John Bolton 2002 and Statuesque 2009, scriptwriter Mirrormask 2005, scriptwriter (with Roger Avary) Beowulf 2007, prodr Stardust 2007, scriptwriter Doctor Who episodes The Doctor's Wife 2011 and Nightmare in Silver 2013, articles in Time Out, The Sunday Times, The Guardian, Punch, The Observer Colour Supplement, songwriter The Flash Girls; chm Soc of Strip Illustration 1988-90; memb: Science Fiction Fndn 1988-92, Comic Art Museum Florida; dir Comic Book Legal Defense Fund; patron: Open Rights Gp, Science Fiction Fndn, Bookend Tst (Tasmania); hon fell Liverpool Sch of Arts; Hon DFA Univ of the Arts Philadelphia 2012; Awards incl: Best Graphic Novel The Eagle for Violent Cases 1988, Best Writer The Eagle of American Comics 1990, World Fantasy Award for Sandman #19 1991, Best Writer Will Eisner Comic Indust for Sandman 1991, 1992, 1993 and 1994, Best Continuing Series Will Eisner for Sandman 1991, 1992 and 1993, Best Writer Austrian Prix Vienne 1993, Best Collection Int Horror Critics' Guild for Angels and Visitations 1994, Best Int Writer Kemi (Finland) 1994, Lucca Best Writer (Italy) 1997, Best Foreign Writer Max Und Moritz (Germany) 1998, Sproing (Norway) 1998, Bob Clampett Humanitarian Award 2007, Newbery Medal for The Graveyard Book 2009, Carnegie Medal for The Graveyard Book 2010, Kurt Vonnegut Jr Award for Literature 2010, Boston Public Library Literary Lights for Children 2010, Galaxy Award for Most Popular Foreign Author (China) 2010, Book of the Year Br Nat Book Award for The Ocean at the End of the Lane 2013; also 1 BAFTA, 4 Hugos, 2 Nebulas, 1 World Fantasy Award, 4 Bram Stoker Awards, 17 Locus Awards, 2 Br Science Fiction Awards, 1 Br Fantasy Award, 3 Geffens, 1 Int Horror Guild Award and 2 Mythopoeic Awards
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