Brian Trent’s speculative fiction has appeared in Analog, Fantasy & Science Fiction, Orson Scott Card’s Intergalactic Medicine Show, The Year’s Best Military and Adventure SF, Terraform, Daily Science Fiction, Apex (winning the 2013 Story of the Year Reader’s Poll), and many more. The author of Ten Thousand Thunders and the Rahotep Saga, he is also a 2015 Baen Fantasy Adventure Award finalist and Writers of the Future winner. Trent lives in New England, where he works as a novelist, screenwriter, and poet.
Sunday, June 9, 2019 2:00 p.m. | Location: Oklahoma G
Evolving Military SF
Military SF is an ever-evolving genre because the tools of war and social mores change. With the rise of private military companies, and the ability of the extremely wealthy to purchase private armies, it often feels like the real world is coming closer to military SF. But military SF's core is the sense of a team, which has not changed since spears and swords. Our panelists talk about the intersection of technology, fiction, and military culture.