Gillian Flynn

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Gillian Flynn
Flynn at the 52nd New York Film Festival, September 2014
Born Gillian Schieber Flynn[1][2][3]
February 24, 1971 (1971-02-24) (age 46)
Kansas City, Missouri, U.S.
Occupation Author, screenwriter, comic book writer
Nationality American
Alma mater University of Kansas
Medill School of Journalism
Period 2007–present
Genres Fiction, thriller, mystery
Notable work(s)
Spouse(s) Brett Nolan (m. 2007)
Children 2

Gillian Flynn (born 1971) is an American writer. Her first novel, Sharp Objects, was published in 2006. It is being made into a movie.[4] In 2009 she was fired from her job as a writer for Entertainment Weekly.[5] Dark Places, Flynn's second novel, was published May 2009. It is a mystery novel. In June 2012, Gone Girl was published. It is about a serial killer in Missouri. In 2013, it was nominated for the 2014 Impac Dublin International Literary Award.[6]

She was born in Kansas City, Missouri. She lives in Ukrainian Village, Chicago with her husband and two children.

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