(photo: Diana Rowland)
Hailed as “the reigning king of the anthology world” by Barnes & Noble.com, best-selling editor and publisher John Joseph Adams’ many acclaimed anthologies include DEAD MAN’S HAND, ROBOT UPRISINGS, OZ REIMAGINED, THE MAD SCIENTIST’S GUIDE TO WORLD DOMINATION, OTHER WORLDS THAN THESE, ARMORED, UNDER THE MOONS OF MARS, BRAVE NEW WORLDS, WASTELANDS, THE LIVING DEAD, THE LIVING DEAD 2, BY BLOOD WE LIVE, FEDERATIONS, THE IMPROBABLE ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES, THE WAY OF THE WIZARD, COSMIC POWERS, WHAT THE #@&% IS THAT?, OPERATION ARCANA, PRESS START TO PLAY, LOOSED UPON THE WORLD, and EPIC: LEGENDS OF FANTASY. He serves as the series editor of THE BEST AMERICAN SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY and as the editor for John Joseph Adams Books, a science fiction and fantasy imprint from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
He produced reviews for PUBLISHERS WEEKLY, KIRKUS REVIEWS, LOCUS MAGAZINE, AMAZING STORIES, AUDIBLE.COM, STRANGE HORIZONS, and INTERGALACTIC MEDICINE SHOW. Adams other nonfiction writing has appeared in venues such as IO9, BLASTR, TOR.COM, and WIRED.COM.
Adams is also the editor and publisher of LIGHTSPEED MAGAZINE, for which he won two Hugo Awards. And yet somehow among all this, he still manages to find the time to co-host and produce WIRED’s THE GEEK’S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY podcast.
All of us at Tachyon wish the hardworking John a happy birthday and hopefully a day off!
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Cover by John Coulthart