“Kerry takes me somewhere I hadn't previously imagined and lets me live there for a while. His characters are well drawn, his situations thought-provoking, and he writes so smoothly that I can forget I'm actually sitting safe in my chair...”
Kathy Tyers, New York Times bestselling author
Kerry Nietz is an award-winning science fiction author. He has eleven speculative novels in print, along with a novella, a couple short stories, and a non-fiction book, FoxTales.
Kerry’s novel A Star Curiously Singing won the Readers Favorite Gold Medal Award for Christian Science Fiction and is notable for its dystopian, cyberpunk vibe in a world under sharia law. It is often mentioned on “Best of” lists.
Among his writings, Kerry's most talked about is the genre-bending Amish Vampires in Space. AViS was mentioned on the Tonight Show and in the Washington Post, Library Journal, and Publishers Weekly. Newsweek called it “a welcome departure from the typical Amish fare.”
Kerry is a refugee of the software industry. He spent more than a decade of his life flipping bits, first as one of the principal developers for the now mythical Fox Software, and then as one of Bill Gates's minions at Microsoft. He is a husband, a father, a technophile and a movie buff.
"Lost Bits" mentioned on Fantastic Truth
June 29, 2022
"Lost Bits" was mentioned on episode 118, "Which Fantastical Stories Help Us Celebrate Human Life."
Though the story is generally a straight-up robot adventure story, podcaster Stephen Burnett zeroed in on the main character's service to and love of his human family as an example of celebrating humanity and life.
"I just love this character," Stephen said. "I love this story."
Give it a listen below.
Fun YouTube interview...
June 14, 2022
Author Ben Kreis invited me to do an interview for his YouTube channel. We talk writing, stories, and a lot of geeky stuff. He also tries to test my "movie buff" claim. How did I do? Click below to find out.
"Lost Bits" is available!
June 1, 2022
At times it felt like I was crawling across the cover's wasteland to make it happen, but I'm happy to announce that LOST BITS is live! You can find it at the link below along with over a half dozen reviews from early (and happy) readers. Thank you for your support!
T-shirts and stuff...
Interested in a T-shirt or poster based on Kerry's books?
Check out the Freeheads store on Zazzle!