Leigh Bardugo is the author of the Grisha trilogy, the Six of Crows duology, Wonder Woman: Warbringer, The Language of Thorns, and several short stories. She was born in Jerusalem and grew up in Los Angeles. She attended and graduated from Yale University. Shadow and Bone was her first book and made her a popular and respected author. Although writing is her main passion, she also loves makeup artistry and singing with her band, Captain Automatic.