Kevin J. Anderson was born March 27, 1962, and raised in the small town of Oregon, Wisconsin. He has written more than a hundred novels, several of which have appeared on national or international bestseller lists. He has over 20 million books in print in thirty languages. He has won or been nominated for numerous prestigious awards, including the Nebula Award, Bram Stoker Award, the SFX Reader’s Choice Award, the American Physics Society’s Forum Award, and New York Times Notable Book. He has written spin-off novels for Star Wars, StarCraft, Titan A.E., and The X-Files.