Welcome

I write speculative fiction, nonfiction, and poetry that explores technological progress and rapid change.  I’m currently rewriting a short story about mothers, sons, and growing replacement organs from a patient’s own cells. In the menus above are some examples of my work.

The image of Mars in the header above was captured by the Mars Global Surveyor Mars Orbiter Camera in 2003. Credit: NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems.

Articles, Interviews, and Mentions

Rose, Shari. “Cryonics believers alive and well in Scottsdale.The Republic. 10 September 2014. Web.

NASA releases video of Curiosity’s descent, rover returns images of Martian mountain.Fox News. 7 August 2012. Web.

“Richard Leis Interview.” Immortality Institute. 15 February 2009. YouTube videos. Part 1Part 2Part 3Part 4Part 5Part 6

McGrath, Kelly. “With medical advances, many put faith in freezing.Cronkite News Service. 8 December 2008. Web.

Kaliher, Jerad. “Member Profile: Richard Leis, Jr.Cryonics. 2nd Quarter 2008, Volume 29:2, p. 16. PDF file.

Messina, Irene. “Can technology and science add to our human existence? Transhumanists think so.Tucson Weekly. 14 August 2008. Web.