A 2007 Hugo Award and Chesley Award nominee and 2006 World Fantasy Award nominee, Lou Anders is the editorial director of Prometheus Books’ science fiction imprint Pyr, as well as the anthologies Outside the Box (Wildside Press, 2001), Live Without a Net (Roc, 2003), Projections: Science Fiction in Literature & Film (MonkeyBrain, December 2004), FutureShocks (Roc, January 2006), Fast Forward 1(Pyr, February 2007), and the forthcoming Sideways in Crime (Solaris, Summer 2008) and Fast Forward 2 (Pyr, Fall 2008). In 2000, he served as the Executive Editor of Bookface.com, and before that he worked as the Los Angeles Liaison for Titan Publishing Group. He is the author of The Making of Star Trek: First Contact (Titan Books, 1996), and has published over 500 articles in such magazines as The Believer, Publishers Weekly, Dreamwatch, Star Trek Monthly, Star Wars Monthly, Babylon 5 Magazine, Sci Fi Universe, Doctor Who Magazine, and Manga Max. His articles and stories have been translated into Danish,Greek, German, Italian and French, and have appeared online at SFSite.com, RevolutionSF.com and InfinityPlus.co.uk. In June 2008, he will be Editor Guest of Honor at ApolloCon in Houston, Texas. Visit him online at www.louanders.com and www.pyrsf.com. Note: Speakers fee is negotiable based on travel time and distance (particularly with non-profit or educational institutions). Lou is happy to speak online and via phone as well.