Adam J. Whitlatch is the author of the novels The Weller, Fear of the Dark, War of the Worlds: Goliath, Birthright, and Vengeance For My Valentine, as well as dozens of short stories and poems spanning the science fiction, fantasy, and horror genres.
A fantasy enthusiast from a young age, his interest in science fiction was first sparked at the age of ten when his father played the infamous 1938 Orson Welles War of the Worlds radio broadcast for him on an unusually snowy Halloween night. It's a tradition Adam carries on to this day.
From 2012 to 2015, Adam worked as an associate editor for Minnesota-based small press KHP Publishers, Inc., managing their science fiction imprint, Retro Rocket Press.
An aspiring musician, Adam is currently learning to play guitar. A martial artist since he was twelve years old, Adam currently holds the rank of 3rd Gup Brown Belt in Tang Soo Do and yellow belt in Haedong Kumdo.
As an ordained Dudeist priest with the Church of the Latter-Day Dude, Adam is available to perform wedding ceremonies.
Adam resides in southeast Iowa with his wife and children.