James L. Sutter

James L. Sutter

James L. Sutter is a co-creator of the Pathfinder RPG and Executive Editor of Paizo Inc. He's the author of the novels DEATH'S HERETIC and THE REDEMPTION ENGINE.

James L. Sutter is a co-creator of the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game and the Creative Director of the Starfinder Roleplaying Game for Paizo Publishing, as well as the head of the Pathfinder Tales novel line. He is the author of the novels Death's Heretic—a finalist for the Compton Crook Award for Best First Novel—and The Redemption Engine, which won the 2015 Scribe Award for Best Original Speculative Novel. In addition to a wealth of ENnie-award-wining tabletop gaming material, he's also written comics, video games, and short stories for such publications as Escape Pod, Apex Magazine, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, and the #1 Amazon best-seller Machine of Death. When not writing or editing, James has performed with various bands and other musical projects ranging from punk and progressive metalcore to folk and musical theater. He lives in Seattle in a shared house called Mooncastle.