“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 Magazine, Clarkesworld Magazine, io9, Kirkus Reviews, Lightspeed Magazine, Seven Days, Tor.com, VentureBeat, 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 Publications, Amazon 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, is a 2014 attendee of the Launch Pad Astronomy Workshop, and was is an official "Mad Scientist" for the US Army's Training and Doctrine Command. He is a member of the Society of Professional Journalists. He is represented by Seth Fishman of the Gernert Company.
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. He's the Public Relations Officer for the New England Garrison, and regularly suits up as a Phase 1 Clone Trooper, First Order Trooper, Shoretrooper, and Stormtrooper.
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 Magazine, Clarkesworld Magazine, io9, Kirkus Reviews, Lightspeed Magazine, Seven Days, Tor.com, VentureBeat, and other publications.