Brandon Sanderson at Utopiales 2010 (Credit: Ceridwen via Wikimedia Commons)
known for his COSMERE sequence of interconnected series, Brandon
Sanderson’s first publication was ELANTRIS (2005) which was followed in
2006 by MISTBORN: THE FINAL EMPIRE, the first volume of the popular
MISTBORN TRILOGY. Robert Jordan’s widow Harriet
final volume was published
as three separated
THE GATHERING STORM (2009),
TOWERS OF MIDNIGHT (2010),
A MEMORY OF LIGHT
aspects of the COSMERE include WAX
AND WAYNE (THE
ALLOY OF LAW ,
SHADOWS OF SELF , THE
BANDS OF MOURNING ),
STORMLIGHT ARCHIVE (THE
WAY OF KINGS ,
OF RADIANCE ),
the graphic novel WHITE
with Rik Hoskin). Many of Sanderson’s numerous short COSMERE
including the Hugo Award-winning THE EMPEROR’S SOUL (2012), were collected in ARCANUM
UNBOUNDED: THE COSMERE COLLECTION (2016).
Sanderson’s other works include the middle-grade ALCATRAZ
adventures (ALCATRAZ VERSUS THE EVIL LIBRARIANS , ALCATRAZ
VERSUS THE SCRIVENER’S BONES , ALCATRAZ VERSUS THE KNIGHTS OF
CRYSTALLIA , ALCATRAZ VERSUS THE SHATTERED LENS , THE
DARK TALENT ) and the young adult series RECKONERS (STEELHEART
, MITOSIS , FIREFIGHT , and CALAMITY . He
participates in the weekly Hugo award-winning podcast WRITING EXCUSES.
of us at Tachyon wish the amazing Brandon a magical birthday.
For more on THE EMPEROR’S SOUL, visit the Tachyon page.
Cover art by Alexander Nanitchkov
Design by Elizabeth Story