Scott Westerfeld is an American novelist, born in Dallas, Texes.
Westerfeld graduated from Vassar College with a B.A. in Philosophy in 1985. He began composing music as a teenager and composes music for modern dance. In 2001, Westerfeld married the Australian author Justine Larbalestier.
Westerfeld now divides his time between Sydney, Australia and New York City, and has written up to 32 books, including some works as a ghost writter.
Westerfelds works have won numerous awards, and is an acclamined Young Adult author.