Bud Sparhawk has been a three-time novella finalist for SFWA’s Nebula award and has appeared in two Year’s Best anthologies. His short work was recently published in the Best Of Defending The Future and Man and Machine anthologies, both by eSpec Books. A collection of twenty of his “best” short stories published in the last decade was launched at Balticon17. His next novel Shattered Dreams will be released in late 2017. He has previously published two novels; Distant Seas and Vixen as well as two older collections; Sam Boone: Front to Back and Dancing with Dragons.