Tuesday, June 10, 2014

R.I.P. Jay Lake


Writer Jay Lake passed June 1 2014.  He lost his six year battle with colon cancer just five days short of his fiftieth birthday.

Jay was born  June 6, 1964 in Taipei, Taiwan China.  He grew up living and traveling in Asia, Africa and Europe. Jay graduating in high-school 1982 and graduated from the  University of Texas Austin in 1986. After college, Jay started a professional career in advertising and marketing in the high tech industry, which gave him exposure to technology  and trends.

In 2001 Jay made his publishing debut on the science fiction and fantasy scene. As he said, after 11 years of effort, he was an overnight success.  One of the most prolific writers in the genre, he has seen more than 300 short stories and 10 novels published. 

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