William Bradley Strickland (1947-) is an American author known primarily for his fantasy and science fiction. He was born in New Holland, Georgia.
His first novel, To Stand Beneath the Sun, was published in 1985. Since, he has written or co-written sixty-plus novels and more than a hundred short stories. In 1992 Strickland completed four novels begun by the late John Bellairs; beginning in 1996 he has created his own stories using the already-established characters.
He is also credited in writing Wishbone.
His 2000 book, When Mack Came Back, won Strickland the 2001 Georgia Author of the Year Award, Children's/Young Adult Division honor. In 2002, Strickland and Thomas E. Fuller began the Pirate Hunter series and, later, the Mars Year One series. Mr. Fuller died before all the books were published.
Strickland is a Professor of English at Gainesville State College in Oakwood, Georgia. He is an active member of the Atlanta Radio Theatre Company, writing, adapting and acting in numerous audio drama projects.