Featured Poet of the Month Tony Daniel
Tony Daniel is a senior editor at Baen Books. He is also the author of ten science fiction novels, the latest of which is Guardian of Night, as well as an award-winning short story collection, The Robot’s Twilight Companion. He’s a Hugo finalist and a winner of the Asimov’s Reader’s Choice Award for short story. Daniel is also the author of young adult high fantasy The Dragon Hammer. Other Daniel novels include the ground-breaking Metaplanetary and Superluminal, as well at Warpath, which was an adaptation of the novelette “Candle,” which appeared in Asimov’s magazine. His second novel, Earthling, also started life as “The Robot’s Twilight Companion,” appearing in Asimov’s. Daniel is the coauthor of two books with David Drake in the long-running General series, The Heretic and The Savior. He is also the author of original series Star Trek novels Devil’s Bargain and Savage Trade. Daniel’s short stories have been much anthologized and have been collected in multiple year’s best compilations. In the late 1990s, he founded and directed the Automatic Vaudeville dramatic group in New York City, with appearances doing audio drama on WBAI. He’s also co-written the screenplays for several horror movies that have appeared on the SyFy and Chiller channel, including the Larry Fesenden directed Beneath. During the early 2000s, Daniel was the writer and sometimes director of numerous radio plays and audio dramas with actors such as Peter Gallagher, Oliver Platt, Stanley Tucci, Gina Gershon, Luke Perry, Tim Robbins, Tim Curry and Kyra Sedgewick appearing in them for SCI-FI.COM’s Seeing Ear Theatre. He’s the founder of Baen Books Audio Drama and has written, produced, and directed a series of adaptations of the works of Baen Books authors such as Eric Flint and Larry Correia. Daniel took his B.A. at Birmingham-Southern College, where he majored in philosophy. He has a Masters in English from Washington University in St. Louis. He attended the USC Film School graduate program and Clarion West. Born in Alabama, Daniel has lived in St. Louis, Los Angeles, Seattle, Prague, New York City, Dallas, and Raleigh, North Carolina, where he currently resides with his wife Rika, and children Cokie and Hans.