John Helfers is an author and editor currently living in Green Bay, Wisconsin.
During his eighteen years working for Martin H. Greenberg at Tekno Books, he edited more than twenty short story anthologies for DAW and oversaw the production of more than two hundred others for other publishers in all genres.
He's written both fiction and nonfiction, including the final novel in the first authorized trilogy based on the Twilight Zone television series.
The Vorkosigan Companion, a guide to the SF world of Lois McMaster Bujold co-edited with Lillian Stewart Carl, was nominated for the 2009 Best Related Book Hugo. He also received a nomination in 2013.
He has been on of the judges of the ISFiC Writers Contest.