George R.R. Martin

Santa Fe dweller George R.R. Martin is an American novelist and short-story writer in the fantasy, horror, and science fiction genres. He is also a screenwriter and a television producer. He is best known for his international bestselling series of epic fantasy novels, “A Song of Ice and Fire,” which was later adapted into the HBO dramatic series¬†“Game of Thrones”¬†(2011). Martin serves as the series’ co-executive producer, and also scripted four episodes of the series. In 2005, Lev Grossman of “Time” magazine called Martin “the American Tolkien.”