Jennifer Brozek

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Jennifer Brozek
Brozek at Crypticon, May 2015
Brozek at Crypticon, May 2015
BornJennifer Lynn Brozek
(1970-12-09) December 9, 1970 (age 47)
Elmendorf Air Force Base, Anchorage, Alaska, United States
OccupationFreelance writer
GenreFantasy, role-playing game, horror, science fiction

Jennifer Brozek (born December 9, 1970) is an American freelance author, game design writer, editor, and small press publisher.[1]


Before becoming a full-time writer, Brozek was a software QA engineer working on a wide range of projects, including video games.[2][3] Brozek co-chaired one of the first Babylon 5 science fiction conventions (StarQuest '95), was a sidekick character in the web comic, Casey and Andy, by Andy Weir[4] and is listed as a 200-point GURPS character.[5]

Brozek began her professional writing career in 2004. She was the editor-in-chief of the semiprozine, The Edge of Propinquity,[6] a webzine that published for six years, and worked as an assistant editor, sounding board and convention volunteer for the Apex Book Company.[7] Brozek is now the creative director of Apocalypse Ink Productions and a member of Broad Universe, the Horror Writers Association, and the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA). She was elected SFWA Director-at-Large in 2015.[8]

Jennifer's work in fiction and editing has won and been nominated for several awards such as the Bram Stoker Award, Scribe Award, ENnie, Origin Awards, and Hugo.




  • Rogue Academy: Iron Dawn, BattleTech novel - Catalyst Game Labs, Forthcoming
  • To Fight the Black Wind, Arkham Horror novella - Fantasy Flight Games, April 2018
  • A is for Apex, ABC book for your little mad scientist - Apocalypse Ink Productions, August 2018
  • The Prince of Artemis V, All-ages science-fantasy comic book - Apocalypse Ink Productions, February 2018


  • Five Minute Stories, flash fiction collection - Apocalypse Ink Productions, September 2017


  • The Last Days of Salton Academy, Novel - Ragnarok Productions October 2016
  • Colonial Gothic: Lost Tales collection - Rogue Games - April 2016
  • Karen Wilson Chronicles - omnibus of the Karen Wilson Chronicles Series - Apocalypse Ink Productions - March 2016
  • Never Let Me Omnibus of the Melissa Allen series - Permuted Press January 2016


  • Never Let Me Die Book 3 of the Melissa Allen Series - Permuted Press, December 2015
  • Never Let me Leave Book 2 of the Melissa Allen Series - Permuted Press, November 2015
  • Chimera Incarnate: Book Four of the Karen Wilson Chronicles, novel - Apocalypse Ink Productions, March 2015
  • DocWagon 19, Shadowrun novella - Catalyst Game Labs, March 2015
  • Never Let Me Sleep, Book One of the Melissa Allen series, Young adult SF-thriller novel - Permuted Press, TBA 2015
  • The Last Days of Salton Academy Ragnarok Publications, TBA


  • The Nellus Academy Incident, YA Battletech novel - Catalyst Game Labs, January 2014
  • Keystones: Book Three of the Karen Wilson Chronicles, novel - Apocalypse Ink Productions, April 2014


  • Children of Anu: Book Two of the Karen Wilson Chronicles, mosaic novel - Apocalypse Ink Productions, June 2013


  • The Lady of Seeking in the City of Waiting, Shadeside novella - Dark Quest Books, February 2012
  • Caller Unknown: Book One of the Karen Wilson Chronicles , mosaic novel - Apocalypse Ink Productions, November 2012


  • Shanghai Vampocalypse hard copy - Savage Mojo, Author, August 2011



  • The Little Finance Book That Could, Book Shaker, 2010 ISBN 1-907498-33-8
  • Industry Talk: An Insider's Look at Writing RPGs and Editing Anthologies, Apocalypse Ink Productions, 2012 ISBN 0985532319

Awards and Nominations[edit]


  • The Last Days of Salton Academy - finalist for the 2016 Bram Stoker Award for Superior Achievement in a Young Adult Novel.[10]


  • Never Let Me Sleep - finalist for the 2015 Bram Stoker Award for Superior Achievement in a Young Adult Novel.[11]
  • "To Lose the Stars" - 1st runner up (2nd place) in the 2016 Jim Baen Memorial Short Story Award Contest.[12]


  • The Nellus Academy Incident - Winner of the Scribe Award for Best YA Tie-in Novel.[13]
  • "Written in the Wind" - Nominated for Scribe Award for the Best Tie-in Short Story.[14]
  • Nominated for a Hugo Award for Best Editor, Short Form.[15]


  • Grants Pass, anthology - Morrigan Books, Concept and co-editor, August, 2009 Australia Shadows Award for best editing winner with Amanda Pillar, 2009[16]


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