|Jason M. Hough - pronounced 'Huff' - is a former 3D Artist and Game Designer - Metal Fatigue, Aliens vs. Predator: Extinction, and many others. Writing fiction became a hobby for him in 2007 and quickly turned into an obsession. He started writing THE DARWIN ELEVATOR in 2008 as a Nanowrimo project, and kept refining the manuscript until 2011 when it sold to Del Rey along with a contract for two sequels. The trilogy, collectively called THE DIRE EARTH CYCLE, will be released in the summer of 2013.|
He lives in San Diego, California with his wife and two young sons.