John J. Ordover
Star Trek: New Frontier
Ordover is the co-creator of such spin-off series as Star Trek: New Frontier (with writer Peter David), Star Trek: Starfleet Corps of Engineers and Star Trek: I.K.S. Gorkon (both with Keith R.A. DeCandido), Star Trek: Stargazer (with Michael Jan Friedman), and Star Trek: Challenger (with Diane Carey).
According to Peter David, the basic concept for New Frontier was Ordover's, as was the notion of using several already existing characters, with David having fleshed out the concept and created the original characters.
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
Ordover edited BACONTHOLOGY: The Sweet and Savory Science Fiction Anthology featuring "baconized" stories by bestselling award-winning authors donating work supporting Ordover's charity work. The cover listed authors are:
- Greg Cox
- Keith R. A. DeCandido
- Lucienne Diver
- Steve Fahnestalk
- Rich Handley
- Carlos Hernandez
- Kij Johnson
- Amanda Jette Knox
- Annie Reed
- Mike Resnick
- Brad R. Torgersen
SoHo Gallery for Digital Art
Ordover owns the SoHo Gallery for Digital Art at 138 Sullivan St., New York, NY 10012 on property once owned by his father Jerald Ordover, a noted art lawyer. The gallery uses digital screens to provide digital artists with a place to display their work and create illusory spaces within the gallery.
Ordover is also an active nudist, the founder of Clothing Optional Dinners, a dining club in New York City for nudists. On July 11, 2007, Ordover launched a nude dinner cruise from Sheepshead Bay, New York.
- Identity Crisis (2005). Part of the Starfleet Corps of Engineers series.
- PeterDavid.net: WHAT'CHA WANNA KNOW?
- Macsai, Gwen (2005-08-13). "Naked Dining in Manhattan". Weekend Edition. National Public Radio. Retrieved 2007-07-10.
- "NudistDay.com on Nude Cruise". CODinners. Retrieved 2007-07-10.
- "The Bride Buyers". Newsweek. 2007-09-14. Retrieved 2007-09-16.