Diana Gabaldon is the author of the award-winning, No.1 New York Times and international bestselling Outlander novels. She has also written several books in a sub-series featuring Lord John Grey, a number of non-fiction titles, and a graphic novel The Exile (set within the Outlander universe and featuring the main characters from Outlander). She holds three degrees in science: Zoology, Marine Biology, and Quantitative Behavioral Ecology, (plus an honorary degree as Doctor of Humane Letters) and spent a dozen years as a university professor with an expertise in scientific computation before beginning to write fiction. She has written scientific articles and textbooks, founded the scientific-computation journal Science Software Quarterly, and has written numerous comic-book scripts for Walt Disney. She and her husband, Douglas Watkins, have three adult children and live mostly in Scottsdale, Arizona.