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Scott's hardcover debut, INFECTED.
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Scott's hardcover debut, INFECTED.
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Scott Sigler
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#1 New York Times bestseller novelist Scott Sigler (photo by Joan Allen).

#1 New York Times best-selling author Scott Sigler is the creator of fifteen novels, six novellas and dozens of short stories. His works are available from Crown Publishing and Del Rey Books.

Scott has the world's longest-running fiction podcast. In 2005, Scott built a large online following by releasing his audiobooks as serialized podcasts. A decade later, he still gives his stories away — for free — every Sunday at scottsigler.com. His loyal fans, who named themselves “Junkies,” have downloaded over 50,000,000 individual episodes.

He has been covered in Time Magazine, Entertainment Weekly, Publisher's Weekly, the New York Times, the Washington Post, the San Francisco Chronicle, the Chicago Tribune, io9, Wired, The Huffington Post, Business Week and Fangoria.

A former newspaper reporter, Scott is the co-founder of Empty Set Entertainment, which publishes his Galactic Football League YA series. He lives in San Diego, CA, with his wee little dog Reesie.


years experience: 15
rates: Scott is available for seminars, classes or private consultations about fiction and non-fiction podcasting.
SKILLS
Writing, Fiction writing
GENRES & SPECIALTIES
General fiction, Suspense/thriller, Fantasy/science fiction, Juvenile fiction, Horror, Suspense, Thriller
TRADE REFERENCES
ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY for ALIVE by Scott Sigler
"The suspenseful first installment in Sigler’s Generations trilogy lives up to its hype, packing plenty of thrills into its 300-plus pages. The novel follows the adventures of M. Savage—known as Em—a spunky kid who awakens to discover that she’s been sealed in a coffin, with no idea how she got there. Clawing her way out, she finds herself in a room lined with caskets, most of them filled with dead kids. But there are a few other survivors, and before long Em is leading them on a desperate search for answers in an alien world. Em’s brash mix of adolescent emotions and inner courage makes for a compelling protagonist, and Sigler lets readers make their most important discoveries through her eyes. It’s a page-turner that whets the appetite for volume 2. A–"

ESPN for THE ROOKIE by Scott Sigler
“THE ROOKIE is a wild ride that takes football to the next level. Set in a future day of corruption, bigger bodies and bigger stakes, it’s Rollerball between the white lines and a fascinating read.”
— John Clayton, ESPN NFL Analyst.

SPORTS ILLUSTRATED for THE STARTER by Scott Sigler
“While so many have pondered the future of pro football, none have rendered it quite like this. Thrives as both a sports work and as a work of sci-fi.”
— L. Jon Wertheim, Sports Illustrated senior writer

LEADING CLIENTS
Random House
Crown Publishing
Del Rey
Titan Books
MOST RECENT PROJECTS
Fans and critics alike are raving about ALIENS: PHALANX.

"Aliens: Phalanx is a compellingly written and truly unique take on the Alien universe. Sigler crafted a complex world, with fascinating characters and made the Aliens feel like a constant force of dread throughout. Sigler is a name I am truly eager to see grace the cover of another Alien novel!"
-- AVP Galaxy (10 out of 10)

"Whether this is your first foray into the xenomorph universe or whether you’ve been there from the start, I can’t recommend Aliens Phalanx enough."
-- British Fantasy Society

"While most Alien Universe books are set in outer space and within some resemblance of what we'd essentially interpret as a futuristic outer space setting, Aliens: Phalanx is going off the grid by introducing the nasty extraterrestrial creatures into a fantasy medieval kingdom called Ataegina, bringing to mind a certain ruthless world created by George R.R. Martin."
-- Syfy.com

“A fresh take on a popular, long-running property.”
-– High Fever Books

“If you’re a fan of the franchise…Aliens: Phalanx should not be missed”
-– Cinema Sentries

“Breathes some new life into a franchise that’s seemingly done everything imaginable”
–- Steel Rain Book Reviews

BEST-KNOWN PROJECTS
HORROR THRILLERS (focusing on hard science elements)
• INFECTED (Book I of the Infected Trilogy)
• CONTAGIOUS (Book II of the Infected Trilogy)
• PANDEMIC (Book III of the Infected Trilogy)
• ANCESTOR
• NOCTURNAL (in development as a series by Lloyd Levin, producer of Hellboy, Green Zone, Boogie Nights)
• EARTHCORE

MEDIA TIE-INS
• ALIENS: PHALANX

YOUNG ADULT NOVELS
• ALIVE (Book I of the Generations Trilogy)
• ALIGHT (Book II of the Generations Trilogy)
• ALONE (Book III of the Generations Trilogy)

SCIENCE FICTION
• THE ROOKIE (Galactic Football League Book 1)
• THE STARTER (Galactic Football League Book 2)
• THE ALL-PRO (Galactic Football League Book 3)
• THE MVP (Galactic Football League Book 4)
• THE CHAMPION (Galactic Football League Book 5)
• THE REPORTER (a Galactic Football League novella)
• THE DETECTIVE (a Galactic Football League novella)
• TITLE FIGHT (a Galactic Football League novella)
• THE RIDER (a Galactic Football League novella)

SHORT STORY COLLECTIONS
• Blood is Red
• Bones are White
• Fire is Orange

PROJECTS ON OFFER/ PROPOSALS AVAILABLE
Movie & TV rights via Mary Pender of UTA (PenderM@unitedtalent.com)
SPECIALIZED TRAINING, WORK EXPERIENCE, HONORS
Scott is the world's foremost expert on podcasting fiction content.
AGENT
Byrd Leavell
Waxman Agency
(212) 651-5547
www.waxmanleavell.com