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George R. R. Martin

21 Aug, 2014

George R. R. Martin is an American novelist and short story writer born in 1948 in Bayonne, New Jersey. Martin is popular for his novel A Song of Ice and Fire, which HBO later based their series Game of Thrones on. He also is the show’s co-executive producer and is in charge of scripting. His other notable books include A Song for Lya, Portraits of His Children, The Skin Trade, and A Storm of Swords. Martin has won multiple Hugo Awards, Premio Ignotus Awards, and World Fantasy Awards in his career. He is married to Parris McBride.