Brian McClellan is an American epic fantasy author from Cleveland, Ohio. He is known for his acclaimed Powder Mage Universe and essays on the life and business of being a writer.

Brian now lives on the side of a mountain in Utah with his wife, Michele, where he writes books and nurses a crippling video game addiction.

Brian's novels include the Powder Mage Trilogy (Promise of BloodThe Crimson Campaign, and The Autumn Republic) and Gods of Blood and Powder (Sins of Empire, Wrath of Empire, and Untitled #3).