Agent: John Silbersack
Doug Beason has written 16 novels, 2 nonfiction books, and over 100 articles and short stories. His thrillers include Ignition (bought by Universal Studios), Ill Wind (optioned by 20th Century Fox), and collaborations with Ben Bova and Kevin J. Anderson. A PhD physicist and Nebula Award finalist for the Best SF Novel of the Year, he has written for publications as diverse as The Wall Street Journal, Analog, Amazing Stories, Physical Review Letters, and Journal of Computational Physics. A Fellow of the American Physical Society and a retired USAF Colonel, Doug served on the White House science staff for both Presidents Bush and Clinton, was the associate Laboratory Director of Los Alamos National Laboratory, and was recently Chief Scientist of Space Command before becoming a full-time novelist.