S. G. Browne
S. G. Browne is the author of Breathers (Broadway, 2009), a dark comedy about life after undeath told from the perspective of a zombie. His second novel, Fated (NAL, 2010) is a dark, irreverent comedy about fate, destiny, and the consequences of getting involved in the lives of humans.
Mr. Browne was born in Arizona and grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area, spending most of his formative years in Fremont, California, as well as a short stint on the island of Kwajalein in the Marshall Islands, 2,000 miles southwest of Hawaii. From 1984 to 1989 he attended the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California, where he majored in business organization and management and eventually realized that he wanted to be a writer.
After college, Mr. Brown moved to Hollywood, where he worked as a driver and an assistant producer doing post-production work on television spots and theatrical trailers for the Disney Studios. In 1992, he moved to Santa Cruz, California, where he lived for fourteen years writing novels and short stories and working as an office manager.
Mr. Browne’s writing has been influenced by Stephen King, Chuck Palahniuk, Christopher Moore, Kurt Vonnegut, and the films of Charlie Kaufman and Wes Anderson, among others.
In addition to writing, he enjoys biking, golfing, tai chi, and Ben & Jerry’s ice cream. He currently lives and writes in San Francisco.