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When ships to sail the void between the stars have been invented, there will also be men who come forward to sail those ships.” – Johannes Kepler

Andrew Liptak is a writer and historian from Vermont. He is the author of the forthcoming book Cosplay: A History (Saga Press, 2021), and his work has appeared in Armchair General MagazineClarkesworld Magazineio9Kirkus ReviewsLightspeed MagazineSeven DaysTor.comVentureBeat, The Verge, and other publications.

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His first short story, ‘Fragmented’, appeared in Galaxy’s Edge Magazine in May 2014 (reprinted at The Art of Future War Project in 2015). In 2014, he published his first anthology (co-edited with Jaym Gates), War Stories: New Military Science Fiction, which you can buy it from Apex PublicationsAmazon and Barnes & Noble. You can find his short fiction at Curious Fictions.

He graduated in 2007 from Norwich University with a bachelor’s degree in History, and in 2009 with a master’s degree in Military History, is a 2014 attendee of the Launch Pad Astronomy Workshop, and is an official "Mad Scientist" for the US Army's Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC). He is represented by Seth Fishman of the Gernert Company. He’s also a member of the 501st and Rebel Legions.

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Andrew Liptak is a writer and historian from Vermont. He is the author of the forthcoming book Cosplay: A History (Saga Press, 2021), and is the Weekend Editor for The Verge. He is the co-editor of War Stories: New Military Science Fiction, (Apex Publications, 2014). His work has appeared in Armchair General MagazineClarkesworld Magazineio9Kirkus ReviewsLightspeed MagazineSeven DaysTor.comVentureBeat, The Verge, and other publications.