He earned his Master's degree in Creative Writing in 2005 from Brigham Young University.
He has been nominated twice for the John W. Campbell Award.
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After Robert Jordan's death, Brandon Sanderson has been selected to complete the final book in the epic fantasy series The Wheel of Time. Harriet McDougal, Robert Jordan's wife, asked him to complete the series after being deeply impressed by Mistborn: The Final Empire. Tor Books made the announcement December 7, 2007. A Memory of Light is slated for publication in Fall 2009.