Born in Mexico City, Leopoldo Gout is a visual artist, award-winning author, filmmaker, and producer. A graduate of Central Saint Martins School of Art in London, he has written, packaged, published, and developed books for more than a decade, and was the head of his own imprint, Leopoldo & Co, at Atria/Simon & Schuster. He has produced award-winning films and television series, including Molly’s Game, American Jesus, and Jeffrey Epstein: Filthy Rich, and the forthcoming Get Millie Black (with novelist Marlon James, for HBO/Channel 4) among others, and was co-president of the James Patterson Entertainment company for many years. He is the co-author and illustrator of the forthcoming Monarca (HarperOne).
He lives in New York City. For more information go to http://www.leopoldogout.net/.
Coauthored by: Eva Aridjis