Lev Grossman is an American science fiction & fantasy novelist. He wrote the The Magicians trilogy of books from 2009 to 2014. Lev's other books include Warp and Codex. He is also a book critic at TIME magazine.  


Personal Life

Grossman is the twin brother of video game designer and novelist Austin Grossman, brother of sculptor Bathsheba Grossman, and son of the poet Allen Grossman and the novelist Judith Grossman. He is an alumnus of Lexington High School and Harvard College. He graduated from Harvard in 1991 with a degree in literature.[1] Grossman then attended a Ph.D. program in comparative literature for three years at Yale University, but left before completing his dissertation. He lives in Brooklyn with a daughter named Lily from a previous marriage and his second wife, Sophie Gee, whom he married in early 2010. In 2012, his third child, Benedict, was born.[2]


Dev Fleishman

Lev as Dev Fleischman in the show.

Lev serves as a creative consultant on The Magicians and also made a cameo in one of the episodes as Dev Fleischman, purportedly an expert on the Fillory and Further series and author of Fillory and Further: A Scholarly Approach.[3]