Jack McDevitt has been described by Stephen King as “the logical heir to Isaac Asimov and Arthur C. Clarke.” He is the author of twenty-three novels, twelve of which have been Nebula finalists. Seeker won the award in 2006. In 2004, Omega received the John W. Campbell Memorial Award for best novel. His fiction has won numerous prizes. The Robert A. Heinlein Society presented him with its Lifetime Achievement Award, granted for “his outstanding body of work.” His current books are The Long Sunset, just released from Saga, and a story collection, A Voice in the Night, published by Subterranean. The International Astronomical Union has named an asteroid for him. McDevitt has been an English teacher, a naval officer, a customs officer, and a Philadelphia taxi driver. He is married to the former Maureen McAdams, and resides in Brunswick, Georgia.