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David Benioff

2019 Recipient of the Outstanding Television Writer Award
David Benioff adapted his first novel, The 25th Hour, into a feature film directed by Spike Lee. His second novel, City of Thieves, has been translated into thirty-five languages. His screenplays include The Kite Runner, Brothers, Troy, and Stay. Stories from his collection When the Nines Roll Over appeared in Best New American Voices and The Best American Nonrequired Reading. David co-created and executive produces the Emmy Award-winning Game of Thrones for HBO. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife, two daughters and son.