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John Grigsby (born 1971) is a British author.
Grigsby received a bachelor's degree in Prehistoric European Archeology and History and a master's degree in Celtic Studies. He made contributions to (Graham Hancock)'s Heaven's Mirror and the television series based upon the book, Quest for the Lost Civilization. He is co-author of The Mars Mystery (with Graham Hancock and Robert Bauval).
His book Warriors of the Wasteland (Watkins, 2002) examined the Medieval legends of the Grail in light of Indo-European, especially Celtic, myth. His novel Beowulf and Grendel (Watkins, 2005) interprets Beowulf as "the recounting in poetic form of a religious conflict between two pagan cults in Denmark around AD 500" (p. 5). Grigsby argues that the poem reflects the violent ending of the native fertility religion of Nerthus.  The "pseudo-scholarly populist view of the poem" with its sexualized goddess espoused by Grigsby is reflected in the casting of Angelina Jolie (a "digitally exaggerated trope of hyper-femininity") in Robert Zemeckis' 2007 film of the poem.
- "Beowulf: A her for our times". The Independent. 10 November 2007. Retrieved 23 December 2010.
- Jones, Chris (2010). "From Heorot to Hollywood: Beowulf in its Third Millennium". In Clark, David; Perkins, Nicholas (eds.). Anglo-Saxon Culture and the Modern Imagination. Boydell & Brewer. pp. 13–30. ISBN 9781843842514.