Daniel Kraus

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General Information

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Name: Daniel Kraus

Pen Name: None

Genres: Fiction

Born: 1975 Midland, Michigan

Website: danielkraus.com

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/DanielDKraus

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Daniel-Kraus/117000470013

Email: mail@danielkraus.com


Photo Credit: Amanda Kraus

Illinois Connection

Kraus lives in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Daniel Kraus is an editor, film director and award-winning writer. He wrote Trollhunters with filmmaker Guillermo del Toro and has directed six feature films, including Sheriff and Musician. An editor at the American Library Association, Krause is also a regular contributor to different publications including Cosmopolitan, Playboy, Maxim, and Salon.com.

Published Works

  • The Monster Variations, Delacourt, 2009
  • Rotters, Delacourt Books for Young Readers, 2011
  • Scowler, Delacourt, 2013
  • Trollhunters, Disney-Hyperion, 2015 - written with Guillermo del Toro
  • The Death and Life of Zebulon Finch, Volume One: At the Edge of Empire, Simon & Schuster, 2015
  • The Death and Life of Zebulon Finch, Volume Two: Empire Decayed, Simon & Schuster, 2017

Titles at Your Library

The Monster Variations

ISBN: 0385737335
Release Date: 2009-08-11

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Rotters

ISBN: 0385738579
Release Date: 2011-04-05

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Scowler

ISBN: 0385743092
Release Date: 2013-03-12

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Trollhunters

ISBN: 1423125983
Release Date: 2015-07-07

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The Death and Life of Zebulon Finch, Volume One: At the Edge of Empire

ISBN: 148141139X
Release Date: 2015-10-27

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The Death and Life of Zebulon Finch, Volume Two: Empire Decayed

ISBN: 148141142X
Release Date: 2016-10-25

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Literary Awards

The Monster Variations,

  • 100 Best Stuff for Teens, New York Public Library, 2009

Rotters

  • Top 10 Horror Fiction, Booklist
  • Blue Ribbon List Winner, BCCB
  • Editors’ Choice List, Booklist
  • Amazing Audiobooks List, American Library Association
  • Earphones Award Winner, AudioFile
  • Bram Stoker Award Finalist, 2011
  • Top Fiction Book, Rue Morgue Magazine, 2011
  • Odyssey Award, 2012
  • Parent's Choice Gold Award for Fiction, 2012
  • Top 10 Youth Books, Minneapolis Star Tribune, 2012
  • ILLINOIS READS Selection, 2015

Scowler

  • Best Fiction for Young Adults, YALSA
  • Tayshas Reading List
  • A Best Book of the Year, Stacked
  • A Best Book of the Year, Liz Burns
  • Editor's Choice, Booklist
  • Best YA/Kids Books, Buzzfeed, 2013
  • Junior Library Guild Selection, 2013
  • 20 Best YA Books, Chicago Public Library, 2013
  • Top 10 Horror Novels, Bloody Disgusting, 2013
  • Top 10 Audiobooks, YALSA, 2014
  • Odyssey Award, 2014

The Death and Life of Zebulon Finch

  • Top Ten Books, Entertainment Weekly, 2015

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

External Links

Daniel Kraus on WorldCat

Editing

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