About the author

Brian Guthrie, 2017 Dragon Award nominee Best Scifi novel, is an independent author of science fiction, fantasy, and more. His first novel, Rise (book one of a series of four, available now) won the Inkshares Nerdist Contest and his second novel, After Man (co-authored with Michelle Guthrie; release TBD) won the Inkshares Geek and Sundry Contest, making him the first author on Inkshares to win two contests. He has completed Rise’s sequel, Fall (which is now available for pre-order as it awaits Inkshares/Audible production), and has plans for a joint project science fiction/historical fiction piece, some historical fiction, and much more. He is married to Michelle Guthrie, a father of a ten-year old girl who defies gender roles, and has two cats.