The Official Web Site of Brad R. Torgersen

Cover art by Nick Greenwood, for my story, "The Curse of Sally Tincakes"

Brad R. Torgersen is a healthcare computer geek by day, a United States Army Reserve Chief Warrant Officer on the weekend, and a speculative fiction writer by night.  Award-winning and award-nominated, he is a regular in the pages of Analog magazine, and has published numerous pieces of short fiction in other venues such as Mike Resnick's Galaxy's Edge magazine and Orson Scott Card's InterGalactic Medicine Show magazine.  Brad's first novel, The Chaplain's War—which is based on the short Analog pieces "The Chaplain's Assistant" and the readers' choice award winning and Hugo award-nominated "The Chaplain's Legacy"—is currently slated for an October 2014 (Baen Books) release.  Brad also has two short fiction collections: Lights in the Deep debuted in 2013, while Racers of the Night is due out in late 2014; both from Wordfire Press.  Happily married for 20+ years, Brad presently lives in Utah with his wife and daughter.

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". . . reminiscent of Robert A. Heinlein."
— Dr. Stanley Schmidt, award-winning editor, Analog magazine.

(On The Chaplain's War) "Once you start reading, you won’t be able to stop. That first chapter is wonderfully gripping."
— New York Times bestseller and award-winner Larry Niven.

(On The Chaplain's War) "Brad R. Torgersen shows why he's going to be a power in this field for years to come."
— New York Times bestseller and multi-award-winner Mike Resnick.

"Brad R. Torgersen can write something technical and complex, yet still give it real emotional depth. He's one of the most talented authors I've ever read."
— New York Times bestseller Larry Correia.

"Brad R. Torgersen is a writer who's done a lot and come up the hard way... and the depth of his writing shows it, especially in understanding the nuts and bolts of technology and the souls of those who use it."
— New York Times bestseller L.E. Modesitt, Jr.

"Brad R. Torgersen writes the kind of hardcore SF with heart that readers have been looking for. It’s as if Arthur C. Clarke and Robert Heinlein merged."
— Kevin J. Anderson, New York Times bestselling author of The Dark Between the Stars

"Brad R. Torgersen writes stories that are compelling, powerful, and that show a depth of world creation that few new authors can match. It's no wonder that his works keep cropping up on award's ballots and best-of-the-year polls!"
— New York Times bestseller David Farland.