Born in 1998, Oliver Dahl is the oldest of five children and lives in Idaho. Previous to finishing middle school, The Dreamers had earned him the a spot as one of Idaho's Top 50 Idaho authors (2011). The title of Idaho's Student of the Year (2012) preceded both the publication of Dahl's second novel, The Nightmarers, and the completion of his freshman year of high school. The Nightmarers hit its first category bestseller list the summer before his sophomore year. He enjoys reading, vlogging, and laughing at his own jokes. Dahl is also an awarded musician, blogger, and engineer. He has twice as many Oscars as Johnny Depp, and has won the Tour de France as many times as Lance Armstrong.