Robert T. Jeschonek was nominated for the British Fantasy Award for his story, "Fear of Rain." Robert is an award-winning writer whose fiction, essays, articles, comic books, and podcasts have been published around the world. His credits include Doctor Who fiction from Big Finish and Star Trek fiction from Pocket Books. According to superstar fantasy and science fiction writer Mike Resnick, Robert "sees the world like no one else sees it, and makes incredibly witty, incisive stories out of that skewed worldview." His young adult urban fantasy novel, My Favorite Band Does Not Exist, is due in 2011 from Clarion Books/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. A collection of his fantasy and science fiction stories, Mad Scientist Meets Cannibal, is available from PS Publishing. His work appeared in three volumes of Star Trek: Strange New Worlds, winning the grand prize in Volume VI.
Jeschonek is based in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. He attended the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, where he served as editor-in-chief of the campus newspaper, The Advocate.