Wesley Chu is an award-winning science fiction author, as well as an accomplished martial artist, has acted in film, television and has worked as a model and a stuntman. He has published seven books, winning the 2015 John W. Campbell Best New Writer Award, and his debut novel, The Lives of Tao, earned the Alex Award and was selected by Goodreads as a Science FIction Choice Award Finalist. Chu's Time Salvager has been optioned by Paramount with Michael Bay attached as director.