Gregory A. Wilson is currently Professor of English at St. John's University in New York City, where he teaches creative writing, fantasy fiction and science fiction along with various other courses in literature. He is the author of the epic fantasy The Third Sign (Gale Cengage, 2009), and his second novel, Icarus, will be published as a graphic novel in physical and virtual forms by Silence in the Library Publishing later this year; he has just signed a three book deal with The Ed Greenwood Group to publish his Gray Assassin Trilogy, beginning with his third novel, Grayshade, in the fall of 2016. He also has short stories in a number of places, most recently the Time Traveled Tales (Silence in the Library Publishing, 2013) and Heroes (Silence in the Library Publishing, 2015) anthologies.
With two-time Hugo finalist John Helfers, he is in the planning stages for a political speculative fiction anthology, with a number of well-known authors already on board. He co-hosts (with Brad Beaulieu) the critically acclaimed Speculate! The Podcast for Writers, Readers, and Fans (speculatesf.com) which is in its fifth year of production and backed through Patreon. He has written three articles for the SFWA Bulletin, and is a member of Codex, the Gen Con Writers' Symposium, the Origins Library and several other author groups on and offline. He is regularly invited to speak on panels, conduct workshops and read from his work at conventions and conferences throughout the country.
Wilson is the author of The Problem in the Middle: Liminal Space and the Court Masque (Clemson University, 2007) and numerous articles and book chapters on a variety of academic subjects. He is also the lead singer and trumpet player for the progressive rock band The Road (thebandtheroad.com), soon to release its third album and follow-up to its critically acclaimed second album Monomyth, a finalist for Best Foreign Record in Progawards 2010.
He lives with his wife Clea, daughter Senavene—named at his wife's urging for a character in The Third Sign, for which he hopes his daughter will forgive him—and dog Lilo in Riverdale, NY. His virtual home is gregoryawilson.com.