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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 Weekend Editor for The Verge, and his work has appeared in Armchair General MagazineClarkesworld Magazineio9Kirkus ReviewsLightspeed MagazineSeven DaysTor.comVentureBeat, and other publications.

This blog is his own, and his views and writing here don’t necessarily represent the views of his employers.

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.

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 and is a 2014 attendee of the Launch Pad Astronomy Workshop. He is represented (nonfiction) by Kelli Christiansen at bibliobibuli Professional Editorial Services. He is a member of the Society of Professional Journalists.

He is the founder of Geek Mountain State, the Vermont SF Writer’s Series, and the Green Mountain Squad, the Vermont chapter of the 501st Legion.

Short version:

Andrew Liptak 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, and other publications.