Kevin J. Anderson
Kevin J. Anderson is the author of more than 165 books, 56 of which have appeared on national or international bestseller lists; he has over 23 million copies in print in thirty languages. He has won or been nominated for many awards, including the Nebula, Hugo, Shamus, Scribe, Bram Stoker, Lifeboat to the Stars, SFX Reader’s Choice, Colorado Book Award, and New York Times Notable Book.
Kevin has written numerous Star Wars projects, including the Jedi Academy trilogy, Darksaber, the Young Jedi Knights series (with his wife Rebecca), and Tales of the Jedi comics from Dark Horse. He wrote three X-Files novels, including the #1 bestseller Ground Zero, and he also collaborated with Dean Koontz on the novel Frankenstein: Prodigal Son, which sold a million copies in the first year of its release. He has written Superman and Batman novels, as well as comics for DC, Marvel, Boom!, Abrams, IDW, Wildstorm, Topps, and Dark Horse.
Kevin has coauthored sixteen books in the DUNE saga with Brian Herbert, as well as their original Hellhole trilogy, including their newest The Duke of Caladan. His epic SF series, The Saga of Seven Suns, is a 7-volume opus that topped international bestseller lists; he is currently at work on a sequel trilogy, The Saga of Shadows. He produced and cowrote the lyrics (with his wife Rebecca Moesta) for two crossover rock CDs based on his Terra Incognita fantasy trilogy. He wrote a steampunk fantasy adventure novel based on the concept CD, “Clockwork Angels,” by legendary rock group Rush, as well as the steampunk novels Captain Nemo and Mr Wells & the Martians. In a lighter vein, he has written humorous fantasy The Dragon Business and the Dan Shamble, Zombie PI series. He has edited numerous anthologies, including 2113, the Pulse Pounders series, A Fantastic Holiday Season 1 & 2, Blood Lite 1–3, Five by Five 1–3, War of the Worlds: Global Dispatches, and three Star Wars anthologies.
As publishers of WordFire Press, Kevin and his wife Rebecca Moesta have released more than 300 titles from Alan Dean Foster, Frank Herbert, Jody Lynn Nye, Allen Drury, Mike Resnick, Tracy Hickman, Brian Herbert, and their own backlist. He is a professor and the director of the Publishing MA program at Western Colorado University.
Kevin has a physics/astronomy degree from the University of Wisconsin, Madison and worked for thirteen years as a technical writer for the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory before becoming a full-time novelist. He is a Board member of the Challenger Centers for Space Science Education and the Lifeboat Foundation.
He climbs mountains, including all 54 peaks over 14,000 ft in Colorado, has completed all 500 miles of the Colorado Trail, and has visited six of the seven continents (only Antarctica left!). Kevin and his wife have been married for more than twenty years; they live in a castle in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado.
His most recent novels are Stake, Kill Zone, and Spine of the Dragon.
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