Anthony Doerr (1973) is an American author of novels and short stories. He is best known for his 2014 novel All the Light We Cannot See which won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. His first book, published in 2002 was a collection of short stories titled The Shell Collector. His first novel About Grace was published in 2004, but it was not until 2014 that he became widely recognized. He currently resides in Boise, Idaho with his family.