Jack McDevitt is a former naval officer, taxi driver, English teacher, and motivational trainer, and is now a full-time writer. Eleven of his novels have been Nebula finalists. SEEKER won the award in 2007. McDevitt lives in Georgia with his wife Maureen.
Jack McDevitt is that splendid rarity, a writer who is a
storyteller first and a science fiction writer second. In his
ability to absolutely rivet the reader, it seems to me that he is
the logical heir to Isaac Asimov and Arthur C. Clarke -- Stephen
McDevitt offers another riveting vision of humanity's stellar future * Booklist *
Nebula Award-winner McDevitt's novels featuring Hutchins display his talent for character building and seamlessly blending hard science with SF action/adventure * Library Journal *
Fascinating and highly recommended . . . Cauldron succeeds on many levels: as a compelling character study, as an SF interstellar masterpiece, and as author Jack McDevitt's scathing commentary on the urgent need for space exploration * BookLoons *