Mike Chen (He/Him)
Mike Chen is the author of the critically acclaimed novels A Beginning At The End and Here And Now And Then, which was a finalist for 2019 Goodreads Choice Award (Best Sci-Fi) and the 2020 Compton Crook Award. In addition to his fiction, Mike covers geek culture in a variety of outlets, including StarTrek.com, Tor.com, The Mary Sue, and The Portalist. Mike lives in the San Francisco Bay Area in a house filled with rescue animals with his wife and daughter, where they can be found watching Doctor Who and Adventure Time as a family. Mike firmly believes that Jean-Luc Picard is Starfleet’s greatest captain, though Kathryn Janeway is a close second.