Wayne Barlowe

Novelist, Author

1958 –


Who is Wayne Barlowe?

Wayne Douglas Barlowe is an American science fiction and fantasy writer and painter. He has painted over 300 book and magazine covers and illustrations for many major book publishers, as well as Life magazine, Time, and Newsweek. His parents, Sy and Dorothea Barlowe, were both natural history artists.

He is well known for his realistic paintings of surreal alien life. His Barlowe's Guides to extraterrestrials and to fantasy are his interpretations of specific creatures and beings from well-known science fiction and fantasy literature. His Inferno is an interpretation of the demonology contained in the Grimoire of Honorius.

He has two daughters, Cayley and Hillary. He was married to Laura Hansen Barlowe in 2013.

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Jan 6, 1958
Glen Cove
Also known as
  • Wayne Barlow
  • Wayne D. Barlowe
  • Wayne Douglas Barlowe
  • United States of America
Lived in
  • Glen Cove

on July 23, 2013


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