William Ledbetter is a 2016 Nebula Award winner with more than fifty speculative fiction stories and non-fiction articles published in markets such as Asimov's, Fantasy & Science Fiction, Analog, Jim Baen's Universe, Writers of the Future, Escape Pod, Baen.com, Daily SF, the SFWA blog, and Ad Astra. He's been a space and technology geek since childhood and spent most of his non-writing career in the aerospace and defense industry. He administers the Jim Baen Memorial Short Story Award contest for Baen Books and the National Space Society, is a member of SFWA, the National Space Society of North Texas, a Launch Pad Astronomy workshop graduate, and is the Science Track coordinator for the Fencon convention. He lives near Dallas with his wife, a needy dog and two spoiled cats.
William is represented by David Hale Smith, with the InkWell Management Literary Agency.