Wesley Chu is an award-winning science fiction author. Born in Taiwan, he immigrated to the United States when he was young and was raised in the fields of Nebraska before settling in Chicago, Illinois. He attended the University of Illinois and received a degree in Information Systems and worked in consulting, insurance and banking industries for many years before he transitioned to writing full time. Chu is also an accomplished martial artist and has acted in film, television, and has worked as a model and stuntman.

Chu has published seven books. He won the 2015 John W. Campbell Best New Writer Award. His debut novel, The Lives of Tao, earned him the Alex Award by the Young Adult Library Services Association and was selected by Goodreads as a Science Fiction Choice Award Finalist. Chu’s Time Salvager has been optioned to be a movie by Paramount with Michael Bay attached as director. He has also recently been announced as co-authoring a new adult trilogy with Cassandra Clare, focusing on fan favourite character from her Shadowhunter books, Magnus Bane, planned for release in November 2017.

Find out more about Wesley and his works at his website

Published: 12:35 on Jun 11, 2016
Last Updated: 19:09 on Feb 27, 2017