|Born||December 11, 1971|
Young Adult, Fantasy
Laini Taylor (born December 11, 1971) is a self-described "writer-artist-daydreamer-nerd-person," is an American author and artist located in Portland, Oregon, USA. She is the creator of the Daughter of Smoke & Bone series. Along with Daughter of Smoke & Bone, she has also written 3 previous novels: Blackbringer and Silksinger in the Dreamdark series, as well as National Book Award finalist Lips Touch: Three Times.