Author

Gregory Maguire

novelist

1954   -  

country of citizenship: United States of America
educated at: Tufts University, State University of New York at Albany, State University of New York
occupation: writer, novelist, children's writer
www.gregorymaguire.com/home.html

Gregory Maguire (born June 9, 1954) is an American novelist. He is the author of Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West, Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister, and several dozen other novels for adults and children. Many of Maguire's adult novels are inspired by classic children's stories; Wicked transforms the Wicked Witch of the West from L. Frank Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz and its 1939 film adaptation into the misunderstood green-skinned Elphaba Thropp. The blockbuster Broadway musical Wicked was inspired by Maguire's first novel for adults. Written by Stephen Schwartz and Winnie Holzman, the musical is currently Broadway's fifth longest-running show (surpassing Les Misérables on October 28, 2019), and at its peak nine companies ran simultaneously around the world.
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works

7

Five Alien Elves

book by Gregory Maguire

author: Gregory Maguire

1998

Mirror, Mirror

novel by Gregory Maguire

author: Gregory Maguire

2003

Lost

2001 novel by Gregory Maguire

author: Gregory Maguire

2001

Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister

novel by Gregory Maguire

author: Gregory Maguire

2002

The Next Queen of Heaven

novel by Gregory Maguire

author: Gregory Maguire

2009

Matchless: A Christmas Story

book by Gregory Maguire

author: Gregory Maguire

2009

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