Portrait of Garth Nix

Garth Nix

Garth Nix was born in Melbourne. His books include the award-winning young adult fantasy novels Sabriel, Lirael, Abhorsen and Clariel; the dystopian novel Shade's Children; the space opera A Confusion of Princes; and a Regency romance with magic, Newt's Emerald. His fantasy novels for children include The Ragwitch; the six books of the Seventh Tower sequence; the Keys to the Kingdom series; and the Troubletwisters series and Spirit Animals: Blood Ties (co-written with Sean Williams). 

More than five million copies of his books have been sold around the world, his books have appeared on the bestseller lists of the New York TimesPublishers Weekly, the Times and the Australian, and his work has been translated into 41 languages.