The Philadelphia Science Fiction Society hosts author Dr. Charles E. Gannon
General Meeting, June 12, 2015, Speaker at 9 pm, meeting at 8 pm
Dr. Charles E. Gannon’s Nebula-nominated novel, Fire With Fire, won the 2014 Compton Crook Award and was a national bestseller. The next volume in this hard sf interstellar epic, Trial By Fire, is a 2015 Nebula finalist and national bestseller. Raising Caine, the third novel in Gannon’s Tales of the Terran Republic series, is forthcoming in October, 2015. Gannon also writes in the Ring of Fire universe with Eric Flint; titles include--1636: Commander Cantrell in the West Indies, and 1635: The Papal Stakes (a Wall Street Journal bestseller), as well as the forthcoming: 1636: The Vatican Sanction. Gannon’s other work includes the Starfirenovels Extremis and the forthcoming Imperative (w/ Steve White), stories in various shared universes (Honorverse, Man-Kzin, War-World), and novellas in anthologies such as Going Interstellar and magazines such as Analog. Dr. Gannon won the 2006 ALA Choice Award for Rumors of War and Infernal Machines, remains a non-teaching Distinguished Professor of English at St. Bonaventure University, and was a Fulbright Senior Specialist (2004-2009). Dr. Gannon, a member of the sf think-tank SIGMA, has advised the Pentagon, Air Force, Army, NATO, DARPA, DHS, NASA, NRO, and other agencies. His earlier credits include writing/editing games (Traveller, 2300 AD) and film/TV writing and production in NYC. He has been featured in various national radio and TV venues, including The Discovery Channel’s “Curiosity” and NPR.
More information about Charles Gannon can be found at www.charlesgannon.com
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Admission is FREE