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Peter David


Writer
Long Island, NY USA

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Biography:
Peter David is a prolific author whose career, and continued popularity, spans nearly two decades. He has worked in every conceivable media: Television, film, books (fiction, non-fiction and audio), short stories, and comic books, and acquired followings in all of them.

In the literary field, Peter has had over fifty novels published, including numerous appearances on the New York Times Bestsellers List. His novels include Sir Apropos of Nothing (A "fast, fun, heroic fantasy satire" - Publishers Weekly) and the sequel The Woad to Wuin, Knight Life, Howling Mad, and the Psi-Man adventure series. He is the co-creator and author of the bestselling Star Trek: New Frontier series for Pocket Books, and has also written such Trek novels as Q-Squared, The Siege, Q-in-Law, Vendetta, I, Q (with John deLancie), A Rock and a Hard Place and Imzadi. He produced the three Babylon 5 Centauri Prime novels, and has also had his short fiction published in such collections as Shock Rock, Shock Rock II, and Otherwere: Stories of Transformation, as well as Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine and The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction.

Peter's comic book resume includes an award-winning twelve-year run on The Incredible Hulk, and he has also worked on such varied and popular titles as Supergirl, Young Justice, Soulsearchers and Company, Aquaman, Spider-Man, Spider-Man 2099, X-Factor, Star Trek, Wolverine, The Phantom, Sachs & Violens, and many others. He has also written comic book related novels, such as The Incredible Hulk: What Savage Beast, and co-edited The Ultimate Hulk short story collection. Furthermore, his opinion column But I Digress… has been running in the industry trade newspaper The Comic Buyers's Guide for nearly a decade, and in that time has been the paper's consistently most popular feature and was also collected into a trade paperback edition.

Peter is the co-creator, with popular science fiction icon Bill Mumy (of Lost in Space and Babylon 5 fame) of the Cable Ace Award-nominated science fiction series Space Cases, which ran for two seasons on Nickelodeon. He has written several scripts for the Hugo Award winning TV series Babylon 5, and the sequel series, Crusade. He has also written several films for Full Moon Entertainment and co-produced two of them, including two installments in the popular Trancers series, Trancers 4: Jack of Swords and Trancers 5: Sudden Deth, as well as the science fiction western spoof Oblivion, which won the Gold Award at the 1994 Houston International Film Festival for best Theatrical Feature Film, Fantasy/Horror category, and the sequel Backlash: Oblivion 2.

Peter's awards and citations include: the Haxtur Award 1996 (Spain), Best Comic script; OZCon 1995 award (Australia), Favorite International Writer; Comic Buyers Guide 1995 Fan Awards, Favorite writer; Wizard Fan Award Winner 1993; Golden Duck Award for Young Adult Series (Starfleet Academy: #1: Worf's First Adventure), 1994; UK Comic Art Award, 1993; Will Eisner Comic Industry Award, 1993. He lives in New York with his wife, Kathleen, and his children, Shana, Gwen, Ariel, and a player to be named later. And even though this may not be the best year to admit it, he's a Mets fan.

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Convention Guest Appearances:
1993
   AggieCon 1993 - March in College Station, TX
2002
   Comic-Con International: San Diego 2002 - August 1-4 in San Diego, CA
2003
   AggieCon 2003 - March 20-23 in College Station, TX
   Philcon 2003 - December 12-14 in Philadelphia, PA
2004
   DreamCon 2004 - June 11-13 in Jacksonville, FL
2005
   Dragon*Con 2005 - September 2-5 in Atlanta, GA
2006
   I-Con 2006 - March 24-26 in Stony Brook, NY
2007
   New York Comic Con 2007 - February 23-25 in New York, NY
   I-Con 2007 - March 23-25 in Stony Brook, NY
   Dragon*Con 2007 - August 31 - September 3 in Atlanta, GA
2008
   I-Con 2008 - April 4-6 in Stony Brook, NY
   New York Comic Con 2008 - April 18-20 in New York, NY
   Dragon*Con 2008 - August 29 - September 1 in Atlanta, GA
2009
   New York Comic Con 2009 - February 6-8 in New York, NY
   I-Con 2009 - April 3-5 in Ronkonkoma, NY
   Babel Con 2009 - July 17-19 in Baton Rouge, LA
   Dragon*Con 2009 - September 4-7 in Atlanta, GA
   Armageddon Expo Melbourne 2009 - October 17-18 in Melbourne, Australia
   Armageddon Expo Auckland 2009 - October 24-26 in Greenlane, New Zealand
2010
   I-Con 2010 - March 26-28 in Stony Brook, NY
   Dragon*Con 2010 - September 3-6 in Atlanta, GA
   New York Comic Con 2010 - October 8-10 in New York, NY
2011
   Dragon*Con 2011 - September 2-5 in Atlanta, GA
2012
   I-Con 2012 - March 30 - April 1 in Stony Brook, NY
   Dragon*Con 2012 - August 31 - September 3 in Atlanta, GA
   New York Comic Con 2012 - October 11-14 in New York, NY
2013
   Farpoint 2013 - February 15-17 in Timonium, MD
   London Super Comic Convention 2013 - February 23-24 in London, UK
   Emerald City Comicon 2013 - March 1-3 in Seattle, WA cancelled appearance
   Dragon Con 2013 - August 30 - September 2 in Atlanta, GA
2014
   Space City Con 2014 - January 3-5 in Galveston, TX
   London Super Comic Convention 2014 - March 15-16 in London, UK
   Emerald City Comicon 2014 - March 28-30 in Seattle, WA
   Salt Lake Comic Con FanXperience 2014 - April 17-19 in Salt Lake City, UT
   Florida Supercon 2014 - July 3-6 in Miami, FL
   Dragon Con 2014 - August 29 - September 1 in Atlanta, GA
   Stan Lee's Comikaze Expo 2014 - October 31 - November 2 in Los Angeles, CA
2015
   Farpoint 2015 - February 13-15 in Timonium, MD
37 guest appearances

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