The Philadelphia Writers Meetup Group Message Board › Jon McGoran to speak at Phila. Science Fiction Society
Friday, May 9th 9:00 pm at International House, 3710 Chestnut St Philadelphia .
Jon McGoran is the author of Drift, a thriller about genetically engineered food. Deadout, the sequel to Drift, comes out August 2014 from Forge Books, who recently acquired a third book in the series, to come out in 2015. McGoran is also the author of numerous short stories, including the science fiction novella After Effects, published by Amazon’s StoryFront imprint on May 7, and two stories in IDW’s “Zombies Vs. Robots” anthology, No Man’s Land, which came out in March.
Writing as D. H. Dublin, McGoran is the author of the forensic thrillers Body Trace, Blood Poison, and Freezer Burn, from Penguin Books.
McGoran has been writing about food and sustainability for twenty years, as communications director at Weavers Way Co-op and editor of The Shuttle, and as editor in chief at Grid magazine. He is an advocate for urban agriculture, cooperative development and labeling of genetically engineered foods. He helped found Philadelphia’s Campaign for Greener Spaces and Healthier Foods, and works with groups including Just Label it/Right to Know, Food & Water Watch, and GMO-Free PA.
He is a member of the Mystery Writers Association, the International Crimewriters Association, and the International Thriller Writers, and is a founding member of the Philadelphia Liars Club, a group of published authors dedicated to promotion, networking, and service work.