DANIEL KRAUS is a <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author. With Guillermo del Toro, he co-authored <i>The Shape of Water</i>, based on the same idea the two created for the Oscar-winning film. Also with del Toro, Kraus co-authored <i>Trollhunters</i>, which was adapted into the Emmy-winning Netflix series. Kraus’s <i>The Death and Life of Zebulon Finch</i> was named one of Entertainment Weekly‘s Top 10 Books of the Year, and he has won two Odyssey Awards (for Rotters and Scowler) and has been a Library Guild selection, YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, Bram Stoker finalist, and more. Kraus’s current project is <i>The Living Dead</i>, a posthumous collaboration with legendary filmmaker George A. Romero. Kraus’s work has been translated into over 25 languages. His feature films as director include <i>Musician</i> (New York Times Critics’ Pick) and <i>Sheriff</i> (PBS’s Independent Lens). He lives in Chicago. Visit him at danielkraus.com.