Charles Gannon

Charles Gannon

Dr. Charles E. Gannon‘s Caine Riordan hard sf novels have all been national best-sellers, and include 4 finalists for the Nebula, 2 for the Dragon Award, and a Compton Crook winner. Marque of Caine, the fifth novel came out in 2019 and a side series, Murphy’s Lawless, launched in 2020. His epic fantasy series, The Vortex of Worlds, debuts in 2021. He collaborates w/ Eric Fling in the NYT/WSJ bestselling Ring of Fire series, has written two solo novels in John Ringo’s Black Tide Rising series, as well as co-authoring three novels in the Starfire universe. He’s also worked in the Honorverse, Man-Kzin, and War World universes. Other credits: include lots of short fiction; game design/writing and years as a scriptwriter/producer in NYC.

As a Distinguished Professor of English, Gannon received 5 Fulbrights. His book Rumors of War & Infernal Machines won the 2006 ALA Choice Award for Outstanding Book. He is a frequent subject matter expert for national media venues (NPR,Discovery, etc.) and for various intelligence and defense agencies.