Michael Buckley is the multiple NY Times bestselling author of Undertow, The Sisters Grimm, and NERDS series, as well as Kel Gilligan’s Daredevil Stuntshow and one half of the creative team behind CN’s Robotomy. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife and son. He likes cupcakes.
He grew up in Akron, Ohio and attended Ohio University, graduated in 1996 with honors. Shortly after he moved to NYC, interning for CBS’s The Late Show with David Letterman, and worked as a stand-up comic and TV and ad copywriter. The Sisters Grimm was the first of his nineteen books.
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When we asked our authors what they were or might have been voted in HS, Michael answered Most Likely to Have No Idea What is Going On.
Other Fun Facts
- I was once run over by a car trying to save someone from being run over by a car.
- My family was a Hostess Cupcake test family and had to eat cases of Twinkies and Fruit Pies as part of my dad's job.
- I got arrested for protesting George W. Bush's inauguration.
- When I was 16 I won a joke writing contest for Mad Magazine.
- I used to be the lead singer in a punk rock band.