Marlon James is the author of several novels including: Moon Witch, Spider King (2022) and Black Leopard, Red Wolf (2019), which are both part of his Dark Star fantasy trilogy, and A Brief History of Seven Killings (2014), which was the winner of the 2015 Man Booker Prize, The American Book Award, and The Anisfield-Wolf Book Prize for fiction. James lives and works in Minnesota and New York.