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Authors: Margaret Weis


Margaret Weis was born and raised in Independence, Missouri. She attended the University of Missouri, Columbia, graduating in 1970 with a BA degree in Literature and Creative Writing. In 1983, she moved to Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, to take a job as book editor at TSR, Inc., producers of the DUNGEONS & DRAGONS® role-playing game.

At TSR, Weis became part of the DRAGONLANCE® design team. Created by Tracy Hickman, the Dragonlance world has continued to intrigue fans of both the novel and the game for generations. 2004 was the twentieth anniversary of the DRAGONLANCE CHRONICLES, which has sold over twenty million copies world wide. Dragons of Autumn Twlight has been made into an animated film featuring the voices of Kiefer Sutherland, Michael Rosenbaum, and Lucy Lawless from Paramount Pictures.

Weis is the author/co-author of several other New York Times best-selling series, including DARKSWORD, ROSE OF THE PROHET, STAR OF THE GUARDIANS, THE DEATHGATE CYCLE, SOVEREIGN STONE, and, DRAGONVAARLD. Weis also continues to write with co-author Tracy Hickman for the Dragonlance novel line, THE LOST CHRONICLES.

Weis and her daughter, Lizz, have finished their newest romance novel, Fallen Angel, which is slated to be published October, 2008. Margaret and Lizz are also working on a Wonder Woman graphic novel for DC Comics with artist, Justiniano.

Weis is currently working on a new six book series with Tracy Hickman, Dragonships of the Vindras, to be published by Tor.

Weis is owner of Margaret Weis Productions, Ltd., the Serenity Role Playing Game, based on the movie by Josh Whedon, licensed from Universal Studios, and the Battlestar Galactica RPG, also licensed from Universal, Supernatural, licensed from DC, among other exciting game and book projects.

Weis lives in Wisconsin with four dogs, Max, Tess, Dixie, and Joey. Weis and her dogs, Dixie and Joey, enjoy competing in flyball tournaments. Also living with them is mystery cat, Motley Tatters.

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