KEVIN J. ANDERSON
Kevin J. Anderson is the author of over 120 books, 51 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 the Nebula Award, Hugo Award, Bram Stoker Award, the SFX Reader’s Choice 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, IDW, Wildstorm, Topps, and Dark Horse.
Kevin has coauthored fifteen books in the DUNE saga with Brian Herbert, as well as their original trilogy, HELLHOLE. 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, performed by rock legends from the groups Kansas, Dream Theater, Asia, Saga, and others. He wrote a steampunk fantasy adventure novel based on the concept CD, “Clockwork Angels,” by legendary rock group Rush. For his humorous horror series featuring Dan Shamble, Zombie PI, the first three novels, and two standalone short stories were all released in a nine-month period.
Kevin J. Anderson and Rebecca Moesta as publishers have seen WordFire Press publish works by Frank Herbert (author of Dune), Pulitzer Prize-winning political novelist Allen Drury (Advise and Consent), New York Times bestsellers Alan Dean Foster, Jody Lynn Nye, Todd J. McCaffrey, and multiple award-winner Mike Resnick, Nebula award winner Gregory Benford, legendary comics writer Mike Baron, and Rush band member Neil Peart. Under their continued creative leadership, WordFire Press continues to develop and release fiction from an impressive stable of authors and creators; they expect to expand their catalog significantly in the next calendar year.
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 climbs mountains.
He and his wife have been married for more than twenty years; they live in a castle in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado.