Eric S. Nylund was born in 1964, though his writing career didn't seem to begin until 1995. He is a novelist and professional technical writer. He is married to another Sci-fi writer, Syne Mitchell.
Eric Nylund is the author of many of the Halo novels, including Halo: The Fall of Reach, Halo: The First Strike , and Halo: Ghosts of Onyx. He is a graduate of the Claron West Writer's Workshop, and he lives with his wife, Syne Mitchell, in Seattle, Washington
Please Note that Eric Nylund is NOT a Bungie Employee, he writes their novels.