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Taran Matharu

Taran found a passion for reading at a very early age. His love for stories developed into a desire to create his own, and he wrote his first book at nine years old.

At twenty-two, while travelling, Taran began to write Summoner, taking part in Nanowrimo 2013. Thanks to Wattpad.com and daily updates from Taran, its popularity dramatically increased, reaching over three million reads in less than six months. After being featured by NBC News, Taran decided to launch his professional writing career and has never looked back.

The Summoner series has now been published in 13 territories and is a New York Times bestseller. The latest instalment is The Outcast, a prequel to the trilogy, published in 2018.