Neil Gaiman is the British born author of short fiction, novels, comic books, graphic novels, audio theatre, and films.
His notable works include the comic book series The Sandman and novels such as Stardust, American Gods, Coraline, and The Graveyard Book. Gaiman's work has been honored with many awards, including the Newbery and Carnegie Medals.
His books and stories have also been honored with 4 Hugos, 2 Nebulas, a World Fantasy Award, 4 Bram Stoker Awards, 6 Locus Awards, 2 British SF Awards, a British Fantasy Award, 3 Geffens, an International Horror Guild Award and 2 Mythopoeic Awards.
He is the first author to win both the Newbery and the Carnegie medals for the same work, The Graveyard Book. In 2013, The Ocean at the End of the Lane was voted Book of the Year in the British National Book Awards.
Gaiman is a supporter and board member of the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund (CBLDF), an American non-profit organization formed in 1986 to protect the First Amendment rights of comics creators, publishers, and retailers covering legal expenses.