Diana Gabaldon Biography
Diana Gabaldon (Diana J. Gabaldon) was born on January 11th, 1952 and is currently 71 years old. Diana Gabaldon was born in Scotsdale, Arizona, USA.
Diana Gabaldon is the author of the Outlander series which currently consists of 9 novels. The Outlander series started in 1991 with the novel Outlander / Cross Stitch. The most recently released novel in the Outlander series was Go Tell The Bees That I Am Gone which was released in 2021. There are no upcoming novels for the Outlander series.
Diana Gabaldon (Diana J. Gabaldon) has also written the Outlander Short Stories series which has 8 books including The Custom of the Army and A Leaf on the Wind of All Hallows.
Diana Gabaldon Awards & Accolades
Diana Gabaldon won the International Thriller Writers Award, Thrillermaster, in 2022.
Gabaldon's books have also won multiple awards, A Breath of Snow and Ashes won the Audie Award, Best Female Narrator, in 2006. Written in My Own Heart's Blood won the Goodreads Awards, Best Romance, in 2014.
Diana Gabaldon books have also been nominated for multiple awards, Chicks Unravel Time: Women Journey Through Every Season of Doctor Who was nominated for the Hugo Award, Best Related Work, in 2013. Written in My Own Heart's Blood was nominated for the Audie Award, Best Female Narrator, in 2015 as well as the Audie Award - Best Fiction in 2015. To the New World and Back Again was nominated for the Goodreads Awards, Best Food and Cookbooks, in 2020. Go Tell The Bees That I Am Gone was nominated for the Goodreads Awards, Best Historical Fiction, in 2022.
Diana Gabaldon Lists & Other Mentions
- A Breath of Snow and Ashes was a New York Times: #1 Fiction Best Seller in 2005.
- Written in My Own Heart's Blood was a New York Times: #1 Fiction Best Seller in 2014.
- Outlander / Cross Stitch was a New York Times: #1 Fiction Best Seller in 2014.
- Go Tell The Bees That I Am Gone was a New York Times: #1 Fiction Best Seller in 2021.
Diana Gabaldon: TV/Movies Based on Books
The Outlander series of books was turned into a television series by Starz in 2014. The show was developed by Ronald D. Moore, best known for Battlestar Galactica, and has aired for multiple seasons.
The first season of the television show is made up of sixteen episodes and are an adaptation of the first novel in the series. The second season of the show is based on Dragnofly in Amaber, the third season is based on Voyager, the fourth season is based on Drums of Autumn, and the fifth season is based on The Fiery Cross. Season six covers A Breath of Snow and Ashes and the seventh will cover An Echo in the Bone. The success of the series has also led to the development of a prequel series about Jamie Fraser's parents called Outlander: Blood of My Blood. The prequel series entered development in 2022.
The Outlander TV series stars Caitríona Balfe as Claire Fraser and Sam Heughan as Jamie Fraser.
The show was well received by critics and has won numerous awards, including multiple Saturn Awards and the People's Choice Awards for Favorite TV show.
Diana Gabaldon F.A.Q
When was Diana Gabaldon Born? How old is Diana Gabaldon?
Diana Gabaldon was born on January 11th, 1952. Diana Gabaldon is currently 71 years old.
Where was Diana Gabaldon Born?
Diana Gabaldon was born in Scotsdale, Arizona, USA and is American.
What awards has Diana Gabaldon won?
Diana Gabaldon has won the following awards: Thrillermaster at the International Thriller Writers Award (2022).
What book awards has Diana Gabaldon won?
What was the first book Diana Gabaldon wrote?
The first novel written by Diana Gabaldon was Outlander / Cross Stitch, published in 1991.
What was the most recent book Diana Gabaldon wrote?
Her most recently released work was Besieged on October 18th, 2022.
Will there be any more books by Diana Gabaldon?
Diana Gabaldon does not have any upcoming novels with a set publication date within the next few months at this time.
How many books has Diana Gabaldon written?
Diana Gabaldon has written 33 books across 14 series, excluding contributions to anthologies.
- 9 books in the Outlander Series
- 8 Outlander Short Stories
- 2 Outlander Collections
- 1 Outlander Companion Books
- 4 books in the Lord John Grey Series
- 4 Lord John Short Stories
- 1 book in the Thomas Kolodzi Series
- 1 Outlander Graphic Novels
- 3 Outlander Non-Fiction Books
- 1 Non-Fiction Books
- 1 book in the The MatchUp Collection Series
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