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Jason Fry
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Courtesy of HarperCollins, here's the second Jupiter Pirates book, Curse of the Iris, side by side with older brother Hunt for the Hydra. I almost said "big brother," but Curse is 100 pages longer, so scratch that.  It's also deeper and richer -- for the second JP book I'd explored this universe and zeroed in on the characters and the story I wanted to tell. It's my favorite book of all the ones I've written (so far). Curse comes out Dec. 16, but I'll have sneak previews and other goodies before then at jupiterpirates.com. Come visit!
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Here's a peek at Tom Lintern's awesome sketches for the cover of the second book in the Jupiter Pirates series, called Curse of the Iris. It's the first artwork of Yana Hashoone, who's my not-so-secret favorite. Will show off the finished cover to email subscribers tomorrow and then share it with everybody. Excited!
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Hey Star Wars fans! Want a chance to win an autographed, personally inscribed copy of Star Wars: The Essential Guide to Warfare? All you have to do is 1) buy a copy of Jupiter Pirates 2) take a picture 3) send an email. Details at the link -- good luck!
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Just a little excited: The first book in the Jupiter Pirates series is finally out in bookstores and online retailers near you. Whew!
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This is exciting -- School Library Journal made The Jupiter Pirates: Hunt for the Hydra its Pick of the Day, calling it "space opera in the classic style." Book comes out in 10 days -- hope I haven't lost my mind by then!
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Had a blast chatting with Stephanie Whelan of the blog Views from the Tesseract about favorite childhood authors, world-building, families and more.
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Unveiling Tom Lintern's cover for The Jupiter Pirates: Curse of the Iris, coming Dec. 16 from HarperCollins. Very excited!
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Fun post for HarperCollins Children's about inspirations for The Jupiter Pirates, my space-fantasy series for kids. I talk about influences from the pirate art of Howard Pyle and Andrew Wyeth to storytelling in The Sopranos. (No, that last bit's not a typo.)
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The first Jupiter Pirates book arrives Dec. 23 -- get a sneak peek at the first five chapters now. Very excited to share this!
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Got my New York Comic-Con schedule -- two signings, one very cool Star Wars panel. Plus stop by HarperCollins Booth 2118 for a chance to win an early copy of The Jupiter Pirates: Hunt for the Hydra. Come say hi!
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Writer, Editor, Journalism Consultant
Employment
  • Self-Employed
    Alpha and Omega, 2009 - present
  • EidosMedia
    Web CMS Evangelist, 2008 - 2009
  • The Wall Street Journal Online
    Assistant Managing Editor, 1995 - 2008
  • IAQ Publications
    Executive Editor, 1994 - 1995
  • Fresno Bee
    Intern, 1991 - 1991
  • New Orleans Times-Picayune
    Intern, 1989 - 1990
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Brooklyn, NY
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Setauket, NY - Bethesda, MD - St. Petersburg, FL - Fresno, CA - New Haven, CT - New Orleans, LA - Andover, MA - Setauket, NY - Charlottesville, VA
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Author of The Jupiter Pirates, Brooklynite, baseball fan, Star Wars dork, genial malcontent.
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Author of The Jupiter Pirates, Brooklynite, baseball fan, Star Wars dork, genial malcontent.
Education
  • Yale University
    American Studies, 1987 - 1991
  • Phillips Academy (Andover)
    1984 - 1987
  • Paul J. Gelinas Junior High School
    1981 - 1984
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