Dr. Charles Gannon

Author
Participe à 15 sessions

Dr. Charles E. Gannon‘s award-winning Caine Riordan/Terran Republic hard sf novels have, as of this writing, all been Nebula finalists and national best-sellers. His epic fantasy series, The Broken World, is forthcoming from Baen Books. He also collaborates with Eric Flint in the NYT and WSJ best-selling Ring of Fire alternate history series, and with Steve White in the NYT best-selling Starfire series. His other novels and short fiction straddle the divide between hard SF and technothrillers. Much of this work has appeared in anthologies set in the Honorverse, Man-Kzin, and War World universes, the rest appearing in other collections and Analog.

His best known work of non-fiction, Rumors of War and Infernal Machines: Technomilitary Agenda Setting in American and British Speculative Fiction, won the 2006 American Library Association Award for Outstanding Book, and was the topic of discussion when he was interviewed by NPR.

Among various media appearances, his most recent was as an expert commentator on The Discovery Channel’s second installment of its premier series “Curiosity”.

Along with 45 other SF writers (such as Niven, Pournelle, Brin, Bova), he is a member of SIGMA, the "SF think-tank," and has served as a consultant for  various intelligence and defense agencies, including the Pentagon, Air Force, Army, Marines, Navy, NATO, DARPA, NRO, DHS, NASA, and several other agencies and defense contractors (NDAs preclude disclosure). In many cases, these organizations have had a direct interest in the innovations and concepts he presents in his novels. Notably, the first public reading from the approved manuscript of Fire With Fire (first book in the Caine Riordan series) was part of a presentation to an annual conference held by the National Reconnaissance Office.

Dr. Gannon has been a Fulbright Fellow at Liverpool University, Palacky University [Czech Republic], and the University of Dundee, and received two Fulbright (and multiple U.S. Embassy) Travel Grants to these countries as well as to The Netherlands, Slovakia, England, and Italy. He has published extensively on the interaction of fiction, technology (particularly military and space), and political influence.

Prior to his academic career, Dr. Gannon worked eight years as a scriptwriter and producer in New York City, where his clients included the United Nations, the World Health Organization, and The President's Council on Physical Fitness.  He has also worked in game design, primarily for GDW’s roleplaying lines (Traveller, 2300 AD, Twilight 2000, Dark Conspiracy), as well as crafting tactical-level simulations for other clients. 

Sessions auxquelles Dr. Charles Gannon participe

vendredi 26 mai, 2017

16h00
16h00
How to Write in the 1632 Universe 1 heure 16h00  -  17h00  |  5th Floor Restaurant , Watertable B/C
Discussion Panel
1632
18h00
18h00
How We Imagine the Future and What it Says About Us 1 heure 18h00  -  19h00  |  6th Floor , Pride of Baltimore
Discussion Panel
LiteraryMediaComics

samedi 27 mai, 2017

11h00
11h00
Religion in the 1630s and the 1632 Universe 1 heure 11h00  -  12h00  |  5th Floor Restaurant , Watertable B/C
Discussion Panel
1632
12h00
12h00
How to Be a Better Mastermind 1 heure 12h00  -  13h00  |  5th Floor Restaurant , Watertable A
Discussion Panel
Gaming
13h00
13h00
16h00
16h00
17h00
17h00
How to Work with Editors 1 heure 17h00  -  18h00  |  5th Floor Restaurant , Watertable B/C
Discussion Panel
1632

dimanche 28 mai, 2017

9h30
9h30
Kaffeeklatsch - Charles Gannon 30 minutes 9h30  -  10h00  |  8th Floor , Workshops/Poetry (Room 8029)
Kaffeeklatsch
Kaffeeklatsches
10h00
10h00
Military in 1632 1 heure 10h00  -  11h00  |  5th Floor Restaurant , Watertable B/C
Discussion Panel
1632
11h30
11h30
Autographs - Charles Gannon and Gail Z. Martin 30 minutes 11h30  -  12h00  |  5th Floor , Autograph Tables
Autograph
Autograph
12h00
12h00
Feasible Rates of Technological Change 1 heure 12h00  -  13h00  |  5th Floor Restaurant , Watertable B/C
Discussion Panel
1632
15h00
15h00
It's Not Torture if it's the Good Guys 1 heure 15h00  -  16h00  |  5th Floor , Mt. Washington
Discussion Panel
LiteraryMedia
16h00
16h00
Snerking the Plots 1 heure 16h00  -  17h00  |  5th Floor Restaurant , Watertable B/C
Discussion Panel
1632