Saturday, January 7, 2017

The Catholic Geek: Hugos and Werecougars 01/08

The Catholic Geek: Hugos and Werecougars 01/08 by We Built That Network | Books Podcasts:

 Host Declan Finn is honored to ring in the New Year with two guests: John Van Stry and Hugo Award nominee, Lou Antonelli

In our first hour, at 7 PM, EST, is John Van Stry, who will discuss his Hammer Commission Series, with the joy of Werecougars

In our second hour, Hugo Award Nominee Lou Antonelli will discuss short story writing, and fallout from being associated with Sad Puppies.

John Van Stry grew up in NY on Long Island. Went to college for Electrical Engineering and joined the Air Force after that. When he got out of the service, he started in Robotics, but ended up in aerospace working for Grumman as a flight test engineer.

Lou Antonelli started writing fiction in middle age; his first story was published in 2003 when he was 46. He has had short stories published in the U.S., U.K., Canada, Australia, India and Portugal in venues such as Asimov's Science Fiction, Jim Baen's Universe, Tales of the Talisman, Andromeda Spaceways In-Flight Magazine, Greatest Uncommon Denominator (GUD), Daily Science Fiction, Buzzy Mag, and Omni Reboot, among many others. His collections include:Fantastic Texas, published in 2009; Texas &  Other Planets, published in 2010; and The Clock Struck None and Letters from Gardner, both published in 2014. His debut novel, the retro-futurist alternate history Another Girl, Another Planet:, is slated for release later in January by WordFire Press.


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