Joe Abercrombie (Lancaster, England), a John W. Smith Award winner in 2008. Campbell is a freelance film editor who has worked on documentaries and live music events for bands ranging from Coldplay to Iron Maiden. He is based in London and works there. He's also the author of The First Law: The Blade Itself. The First Law, Book Three, and The Final Argument of Kings: The First Law, Book Two.