USA Today bestselling writer, Dean Wesley Smith published over a hundred novels in thirty years and many hundreds of short stories across numerous genres, including Star Trek novels, Men in Black novels, Spider-Man and X-Men novels. He wrote novels under numerous pen names, and he now writes his own original fiction under just the one name, Dean Wesley Smith. His new monthly magazine called Smith’s Monthly premiered October 1st, 2013, filled entirely with his original novels and stories. Dean also worked as an editor and publisher, first at Pulphouse Publishing, then for VB Tech Journal, then for Pocket Books. He now plays a role as an executive editor for Fiction River.