Ian Weir is a Canadian novelist, screenwriter and showrunner based in B.C. He has written three novels, beginning with Daniel O'Thunder, which was nominated for the 2009 Commonwealth Writers' Prize for best first book, the Ethel Wilson Award and Amazon.ca First Novel Award. His follow-up was Will Starling, longlisted for the 2016 International Dublin LIterary Award, and most recently The Death and Life of Strother Purcell.
In television, Weir was the creator of the CBC series Arctic Air and Edgemont. He has also written episodes for ReBoot, Flashpoint and One Life to Live.