Yusuke Kishi (貴志祐介, Kishi Yūsuke), born 1959, is a Japanese author. He is the author of the Shinsekai Yori novel. He is also the writer for its manga adaptation. He made a cameo voice role in Episode 3 of the anime adaptation.
He graduated from Kyoto University with a degree in Economics. After working for a life insurance company for several years, Kishi started his writing career as a freelancer. He has twice won the Japan Horror Association Award, and boasts bestselling status in Japan with multiple works adapted to the screen. The Crimson Labyrinth marks his American debut. He is a member of the Mystery Writers of Japan and the Honkaku Mystery Writers Club of Japan.