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Kevin J. Anderson

Kevin J. Anderson is the author of more than 140 books, 56 of which have appeared on national or international bestseller lists. There are over 23 million copies of his books in print in 30 languages. Kevin’s work in the universes of Star Wars, Dune, X-Files, Clockwork Angels, Star Trek, StarCraft, Predator, Justice Society, Superman, and Batman, has earned him the nickname Master of Universes. He 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 comics for DC, Marvel, Boom!, IDW, Wildstorm, Topps, and Dark Horse. A BS in physics and astronomy led Kevin to 13 years of technical writing and editing for Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and the US Air Force. He quit these “day jobs” 20 years ago to be a full-time writer, speaker, instructor, and publisher. He loves sharing with audiences the lessons he has learned in his adventures. Combining enthusiasm for his subject with his inspirational personal story, Kevin delivers speeches that motivate, inform, and entertain. Kevin is also the author of such key nonfiction books as “Million Dollar Professionalism” and “Million Dollar Productivity,” as well as the seminal writers’ guidebook “Worldbuilding: From Small Towns to Entire Universes.” He is a supporter of STEM education, and was a VIP attendee at the launch of SpaceShipOne (winner of the X-Prize for the first private manned spacecraft).