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Wil McCarthy

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Wil McCarthy

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Full Name: William Terence McCarthy
Born: September 16, 1966
Princeton, New Jersey, USA
Occupation: Writer, Scientist
Nationality: American


Wil McCarthy, after ten years of rocket science with Lockheed Martin, traded the hectic limelight of the space program for the peace and quiet (ha!) of commercial robotics at Omnitech, where he works as a research and development hack.

He writes a monthly column for the SciFi Channel's news magazine (, and his less truthful writings have appeared in Aboriginal SF, Analog, Interzone, Asimov's Science Fiction, Science Fiction Age, and various anthologies. His novel, Bloom, was selected as a New York Times Notable Book. Further biographical and bibliographic information at:

Works in the WWEnd Database

 Non Series Works


 Aggressor Six

 1. (1994)
 2. (1996)

 The Queendom of Sol

 1. (2000)
 2. (2003)
 3. (2004)
 4. (2005)

 Rich Man's Sky

 1. (2021)
 2. (2023)
 3. (2024)