Hugh Howey is the author of the acclaimed post-apocalyptic novel Wool, which became a sudden success in 2011. Originally self-published as a series of novelettes, Wool became a New York Times and USA TODAY bestseller. The book was also optioned for film by Ridley Scott, and is now available in print from major publishers in over thirty countries around the world. The story of Wool’s meteoric success has been reported in major media outlets such as Entertainment Weekly, Variety, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, Deadline Hollywood, and elsewhere. He is also the author of Sand; the Molly Fyde saga; The Plagiarist; I, Zombie; Half Way Home; and The Hurricane. Howey lives in Jupiter, Florida with his wife Amber and their dog Bella.