Dave Smeds, photographed at Westercon 64 in the Fairmont San Jose Hotel on Saturday, 2 July 2011 (Wikimedia Commons)
The Nebula Award-nominated writer Dave Smeds has authored six novels including the two volume War of The Dragon series (The Sorcery Within and The Schemes of Dragons), the original X-Men novel The Law of the Jungle, and Piper in the Night.
His numerous short stories have been collected in Earthly Pleasures (as Reed Manning), EMBRACING THE STARLIGHT, and Raiding the Hoard of Enchantment: Seven Tales of High Fantasy.
All of us at Tachyon wish the fantastic Dave, a happy birthday.
For more information about EMBRACING THE STARLIGHT, visit the Tachyon page.