Michael F. Flynn
Mr. Flynn is a multiple award winning novelist, having won two Prometheus Awards, a Theodore Sturgeon award, and a Robert A. Heinlein medal. His works have been nominated for six Hugo awards (for Best Novel in 1995, 2007; Best Novella in 1987, 1998; Best Novelette in 2005, 2007). He has collaborated with industry greats Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle.
He runs a blog, The TOF Spot
, which waxes philosophical in matters of science, science fiction, statics and various miscellany.
Photo courtesy of Mike himself; what a guy!