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Jeff VanderMeer

Jeff VanderMeer

Jeff VanderMeer Biography

Jeff VanderMeer's New York Times-bestselling Southern Reach trilogy has been translated into over 35 languages. The first novel, Annihilation, won the Nebula Award and Shirley Jackson Award, and was made into a movie by Paramount in 2018. Recent works include Dead Astronauts, Borne (a finalist for the Arthur C. Clarke Award), and The Strange Bird. These novels, set in the Borne universe, are being developed for TV by AMC and continue to explore themes related to the environment, animals, and our future. His novel Hummingbird Salamander has been optioned by Netflix and Michael Sugar (Anonymous Content). Called "the weird Thoreau" by the New Yorker, VanderMeer frequently speaks about issues related to climate change and storytelling. He lives in Tallahassee, Florida, with his wife Ann, cat Neo, and a yard full of native plants.



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