Dave Wolverton

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Dave Wolverton
Wolverton in 2007
Wolverton in 2007
BornJohn David Wolverton
(1957-05-15)May 15, 1957
Monroe, Oregon, U.S.
DiedJanuary 14, 2022(2022-01-14) (aged 64)
St. George, Utah, U.S.
Pen nameDavid Farland
OccupationWriter, writing teacher
GenreScience fiction, fantasy, historical fiction
Notable worksRunelords, Nightingale, Ravenspell

John David Wolverton (May 15, 1957 – January 14, 2022), better known by his pen names Dave Wolverton and David Farland, was an American author, editor, and educator. He wrote many genres but was known best for his science fiction and fantasy works. He was known for his Runelords series.

In 1987, he won the Writers of the Future contest, and has been nominated for a Nebula Award and a Hugo Award.[1]

Wolverton died on January 14, 2022 after falling at his home in St. George, Utah at the age of 64.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "David Farland: Writer Judge – Biography". Writers of the Future. Archived from the original on January 14, 2022. Retrieved January 14, 2022.
  2. Dave Wolverton, Creator of Dathomir and the Nightsisters, Has Died at 64