Brozek at Crypticon, May 2015
|Born||Jennifer Lynn Brozek|
December 9, 1970
Elmendorf Air Force Base, Anchorage, Alaska, United States
|Genre||Fantasy, 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.
Before becoming a full-time writer, Brozek was a software QA engineer working on a wide range of projects, including video games. 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 and is listed as a 200-point GURPS character.
Brozek began her professional writing career in 2004. She was the editor-in-chief of the semiprozine, The Edge of Propinquity, a webzine that published for six years, and worked as an assistant editor, sounding board and convention volunteer for the Apex Book Company. 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.
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
- The Last Days of Salton Academy - finalist for the 2016 Bram Stoker Award for Superior Achievement in a Young Adult Novel.
- Never Let Me Sleep - finalist for the 2015 Bram Stoker Award for Superior Achievement in a Young Adult Novel.
- "To Lose the Stars" - 1st runner up (2nd place) in the 2016 Jim Baen Memorial Short Story Award Contest.
- The Nellus Academy Incident - Winner of the Scribe Award for Best YA Tie-in Novel.
- "Written in the Wind" - Nominated for Scribe Award for the Best Tie-in Short Story.
- Nominated for a Hugo Award for Best Editor, Short Form.
- Grants Pass, anthology - Morrigan Books, Concept and co-editor, August, 2009 Australia Shadows Award for best editing winner with Amanda Pillar, 2009
- "Masters of Horror Anthology – author interview Jennifer Brozek | The ShadowCast Blog". Shadowcastblog.wordpress.com. Retrieved 2015-07-17.
- "Jennifer Brozek Video Game Credits and Biography". MobyGames. Retrieved 2015-07-17.
- "The Most Trusted Place for Answering Life's Questions". Answers. Retrieved 2015-07-17.
- "Casey and Andy". Galactanet.com. 2008-08-25. Retrieved 2015-07-17.
- "Warehouse 23 - GURPS Casey & Andy". E23.sjgames.com. Retrieved 2015-07-17.
-  Archived October 19, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.
- "Interview – Jennifer Brozek". Archived from the original on June 9, 2010. Retrieved July 5, 2010.
- "Jennifer Brozek Archives". SFWA. Retrieved 2015-07-17.
- "Jennifer Brozek Collection Signed with Dark Quest Books". Archived from the original on July 28, 2009. Retrieved July 5, 2010.