Two-time Bram Stoker Award nominee Taylor Grant has spent the larger part of his career as a storyteller in the book, film and television community. As an author, he has shared pages with Stephen King, Neil Gaiman, Clive Barker, Blake Crouch, Kelley Armstrong, Joe R. Lansdale, Peter Straub, Bentley Little, and many of the top writers in speculative fiction.
With a career start in children’s entertainment, he served as a staff writer and development consultant for multiple production companies working on various projects including Beetlejuice, The Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Bad Dog and Monster Farm – which he created and co-developed for television.
A development executive at Stan Lee Media, he worked closely with the iconic creator, co-developing multiple series including The Backstreet Project, The Accuser, The Drifter and The 7th Portal. An award-winning screenwriter, Taylor has had numerous feature projects in development at major studios such as Universal, Imagine, Lionsgate and more.
In 2020, Taylor wrote and produced the #1 horror series Rot & Ruin, a WEBTOON comic adaptation of the New York Times Bestselling novel. With over 15 million reads globally, it is a certified hit. In addition, his most recent book The Many Deaths of Cole Parker became an instant Amazon bestseller.
Taylor wrote and produced two short films The Vanished and Sticks and Stoneswhich screened at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival and received distribution through Sony and Shorts TV.
Currently, Taylor is a senior development executive, leading the WEBTOON IP Portfolio at Wattpad WEBTOON Studios, the film and television studio producing projects for both the Wattpad and WEBTOON platforms. Taylor helped lead business development on the global anime hits Tower of God, The God of High School, and Noblesse, through a strategic partnership with Crunchyroll. He is also an Executive Producer on the upcoming TV series Lore Olympus currently in development with the Jim Henson Company, and based on the #1 US WEBTOON comic series. a