Dr. Charles E. Gannon

Dr. Charles E. Gannon's award-winning Caine Riordan/Terran Republic hard sf novels have all been national bestsellers, and include three finalists for the Nebula, two for the Dragon Award, and a Compton Crook winner. The fifth, Marque of Caine, came out in July 2019. His epic fantasy series, The Broken World, is forthcoming from Baen Books, as is a solo novel set in John Ringo’s Black Tide Rising universe, At the End of the World. He collaborates with Eric Flint in the NYT and WSJ bestselling Ring of Fire series, and has worked in the Starfire, Honorverse, Man-Kzin, and War World universes. His other credits include many short fiction publications, game design/writing, and scriptwriter/producer in New York City.

Formerly a Distinguished Professor of English at SBU and recipient of five Fulbright grants, his book Rumors of War & Infernal Machines won the 2006 ALA Choice Award for Outstanding Book. He is a frequent subject matter expert both for national media venues such as NPR and the Discovery Channel, as well as for various intelligence and defense agencies.