Jess Hartley

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Jess Hartley
Jesspic1.jpg
Jess Hartley 2005 Photo
Born Christina K. Hartley
(1967-12-11) December 11, 1967 (age 46)
San Rafael, California
Occupation Novelist, Writer
Nationality American
Period 2000–present
Genres Fantasy, Role Playing Games, Historical fantasy

www.jesshartley.com

Christina K. (Jess) Hartley (born December 11, 1967) is an American novelist, writer, game creator, and editor.

Hartley is the author of the novel Exalted: In Northern Twilight[1] published by White Wolf Publishing, and Little Yoshida,[2] a novel published as an electronic serial, by Mind Storm Labs. She has been an author of, and contributing writer to, nearly forty role-playing games and game products (RPG)[3] books from White Wolf Publishing/CCP North America, and Margaret Weis Productions, as well as the editor for several projects from Steampower Publishing and Rogue Games.

From 2002-2005, Hartley produced the ongoing feature article, Forsoothly Spoken, for Renaissance Magazine as well as doing book reviews for the publication.[4][5][6]

In August 2009, Hartley debuted One Geek To Another,[7] an advice, ethics and etiquette blog for the geek community. In 2010, One Geek To Another was nominated for an ENnie Award in the category of Best Blog.[8]

Hartley was born in San Rafael, California and raised in the Willamette Valley of Oregon. She lived for several years in Easthampton, Massachusetts and then in Bisbee, Arizona.[9] In October 2010, she returned to her native NW, and now resides in Gresham, Oregon.

Current projects[edit]

  • The Shattered Glass Project [10][11][12]- An urban fairy tale story and an experiment in patronage sponsored art.

Published Works[edit]

Novels[edit]

Short Stories/Anthologies[edit]

Essays/Nonfiction[edit]

Role-playing games and supplements[edit]

Editing/Development Roles[edit]

  • Reliquary (World of Darkness for White Wolf Publishing - Developer (2008)
  • The Future Soldier's Battlefield Handbook for Steampower Publishing - Editor (2007)
  • The Lemurian Candidate for Steampower Publishing - Editor (2006)

Public Appearances[edit]

Jess Hartley has appeared in public at the following events, conventions, and conferences.

  • SnafuCon - Reno, NV: October 22–23, 2010 (Guest of Honor)[13]
  • NeonCon - Las Vegas, NV: November 5–8, 2009 (Guest of Honor)
  • Fan Expo - Toronto, Ontario, CA: August 28–30, 2009 (Featured Gaming Guest)
  • I-Con - Stony Brook, NY: April 3–5, 2009 (Gaming Guest of Honor), March 26–28, 2010 (Gaming Guest of Honor)[14]
  • RinCon - Tucson, AZ: October 31-November 2, 2008 (Guest of Honor), October 9–11, 2009 (Guest of Honor)
  • Phoenix ConGames - Phoenix, AZ: June 13–15, 2008 (Guest of Honor)
  • Anime North - Toronto, Ontario, CA: May 23–25, 2008 (Gaming Guest of Honor), May 22–24, 2009 (Gaming Guest of Honor)[15]
  • Game Dayz - Mesa, AZ: November 10, 2007 (Guest of Honor)
  • Connecticon - Hartford, CT: July 13–15, 2007 (Gaming Guest of Honor),[16] August 1–3, 2008 (Gaming Guest of Honor)[17]
  • EconoCon - Plymouth, NH: April 6–8, 2007 (Guest of Honor)
  • UBcon - Buffalo, NY: April 13–15, 2007 (Guest of Honor),[18] April 11–13, 2008 (Guest of Honor),[17] April 9–11, 2011 (Guest of Honor)[19]
  • LunaCon - Rye, NY: March 16–18, 2007 (Panelist)
  • ConBust - Northampton, MA: March 5, 2007 (Guest)
  • GenCon - Indianapolis, IN: August 10–13, 2006 (Panelist), August 14–17, 2007 (Panelist), August 13–16, 2009 (Panelist)
  • Origins - Columbus, OH: June 30-July 2, 2006 (Panelist)
  • OurCon - Amherst, MA: April 7–9, 2006 (Guest of Honor), May 4–6, 2007 (Guest of Honor)
  • Boskone - Boston, MA: February 17–18, 2006 (Panelist)
  • Arisia - Boston, MA: January 13–15, 2006 (Panelist), January 12–14, 2007 (Panelist)
  • GenCon SoCal - Anaheim, CA: November 18–25, 2005 (Panelist)

Media Mentions[edit]

Jess Hartley has appeared in the following newspaper and magazine articles, websites and podcasts.

Websites/Blogs[edit]

  • Flames Rising:[20] Interviewed with Eddy Webb, Monica Valentinelli and Kelley Barnes on 7 April 2011;[21] The Shattered Glass Project on 21 March 2010;[22] Guest Blog - 13 Halloween Etiquette Tips From One Geek To Another;[23] Interviewed on August 13, 2008 by Jeremy Jones: Jess Hartley, Freelance Author & Editor Interview[24]
  • The Successful Dilettante:[25] Interviewed on April 20, 2007 by Susan Henderson.[26]
  • The Escapist:[27] Appeared on Tell Me About Your Character on May 19, 2006.[28]

Podcasts[edit]

  • RPG Countdown:[29] Jess appeared on the following episodes: 22 April 2009[30] (Collection of Horrors), 15 July 2009[31] (Ready-Made Player Characters (Changeling: The Lost)), 12 August 2009[32] (City in the Sand), 9 September 2009[33] (Geist: The Sin-Eaters).
  • Tri Tac Games Podcast:[34] Jess appeared on the following episodes: 14 March 2011[35] (Episode 61: Gender Issues with Jess Hartley).
  • Fear The Boot[36] Jess appeared on the following episodes: 29 July 2007 (Interview Episode 4 - Changeling: The Lost)[37]

Video Appearances[edit]

  • GamesU 2009:[38] Women in Gaming panel, featuring Jess Hartley, Monica Valentinelli and Juliet Meyers, 2009 [39]
  • Planet Access.[40] Live Video Interview Recorded at Connecticon 2007.[41]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Exalted: In Northern Twilight at Amazon.com
  2. ^ Little Yoshida from Mind Storm Labs
  3. ^ Current RPG Works List on Amazon.com
  4. ^ Book Review at Renaissance Magazine
  5. ^ Book Review At Renaissance Magazine
  6. ^ Book Review At Renaissance Magazine
  7. ^ One Geek To Another
  8. ^ Ennie Award Nominees 2010
  9. ^ Herberman, Karen (September 27, 2007). "Busy writer moves to Bisbee". Bisbee Observer. 
  10. ^ The Shattered Glass Project
  11. ^ <http://www.flamesrising.com/shattered-glass-project/ Flames Rising article on The Shattered Glass Project]
  12. ^ Jess Hartley, Her Readers, And Nothing In Between
  13. ^ SNAFUCon Guest of Honor - Jess Hartley
  14. ^ I-Con Gaming Guest of Honor - Jess Hartley
  15. ^ Anime North Gaming Guest of Honor - Jess Hartley
  16. ^ Connecticon Gaming Guest of Honor - Jess Hartley
  17. ^ a b [1]
  18. ^ UBCon - Guest of Honor Jess Hartley
  19. ^ UBCon Guest of Honor Jess Hartley
  20. ^ Flames Rising.
  21. ^ Paths of Storytelling Interview
  22. ^ Shattered Glass Project
  23. ^ 13 Halloween Etiquette Tips from One Geek To Another
  24. ^ Jess Hartley, Freelance Author & Editor Interview (13 August 2008).
  25. ^ The Successful Dilettante
  26. ^ The Successful Dilettante Interviews Jess Hartley
  27. ^ The Escapist.
  28. ^ Tell Me About Your Character: Jess Hartley
  29. ^ RPG Countdown. RPG Countdown on Facebook.
  30. ^ RPG Countdown (22 April 2009). Retrieved 22 April 2009.
  31. ^ RPG Countdown (15 July 2009). Retrieved 15 July 2009.
  32. ^ RPG Countdown (12 August 2009). Retrieved 12 August 2009.
  33. ^ RPG Countdown (09 September 2009). Retrieved 09 September 2009.
  34. ^ Tri Tac Games Podcast.
  35. ^ Tri Tac Games Podcast (14 March 2011). Retrieved 14 March 2011
  36. ^ Fear The Boot:
  37. ^ Fear The Boot Interviews Jess Hartley About Changeling: The Lost
  38. ^ Women In Gaming Panel ft. Jess Hartley, Monica Valentinelli and Juliet Meyers
  39. ^ Women in Gaming Panel - GamesU 2009
  40. ^ [2]
  41. ^ Planet Access Video Interview - Jess Hartley - Connecticon 2007 - Hartford, CT

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