Jack McDevitt is a former naval officer, taxi driver, English teacher, customs officer, and motivational trainer, and is now a full-time writer. His novel Seeker won a Nebula Award, and he is a multiple Nebula Award finalist. He lives in Georgia with his wife, Maureen.
"The logical heir to Isaac Asimov and Arthur C. Clarke."--Stephen King
"The Hercules Text is much more than a knowledgeable scientific mystery; it is simply the most thoughtful and engaging first-contact story I have ever read."--Paul Preuss, author of Secret Passages "A good read...Delightful."--Gregory Benford, Nebula Award-winning coauthor of Shipstar