Dean Wesley Smith
(November 10, 1950 –)
Dean Wesley Smith is an SF author and editor, known primarily for his Star Trek novels, film novelizations, and other novels of licensed properties such as Smallville, Spider-Man, X-Men, Aliens, Roswell, Men in Black, and Quantum Leap.
He is also known for a number of his original novels, such as The Tenth Planet series, on which he collaborated with his wife, author Kristine Kathryn Rusch. They have also collaborated on other novels, including some of their Star Trek books.
Smith's film novelizations include Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within, The Rundown, Steel, The Core, and X-Men.
His Star Trek novels include original books in series adapted from all five of the live action television series: the original series, The Next Generation, Deep Space Nine, Voyager, and Enterprise.
Awards, Honors and GoHships:
- 1989 -- World Fantasy Award
- 1992 -- Con*Stellation XI
- 1995 -- OryCon 17, CONduit 5
- 1996 -- Rustycon 12, Life, the Universe, & Everything 14
- 1998 -- InConJunction XVIII
- 1999 -- WindyCon XXVI
- 2001 -- Jack Williamson Lectureship
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