Meet Douglas E. Richards
Douglas E. Richards is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of WIRED and more than a dozen other novels. Richards has been widely praised for his ability to weave action, suspense, and science into riveting novels that straddle the thriller and science-fiction genres.
Douglas E. Richards is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author widely praised for his ability to weave action, suspense, and science into riveting novels that straddle the thriller and science-fiction genres. His books have sold over three million copies, have been translated into eight languages, have been published by major publishers in numerous foreign countries, and have garnered over 80,000 five-star reviews on Amazon.
Richards loves hearing from readers, and always replies, so feel free to write to him at firstname.lastname@example.org, and address him as “Doug”.
A former Director of Biotechnology Licensing at Bristol Myers Squibb and biotechnology executive, Richards earned a BS in microbiology from the Ohio State University, a master’s degree in genetic engineering from the University of Wisconsin–where he engineered mutant viruses now named after him–and an MBA from the University of Chicago.
In recognition of his work, Richards was selected to be a “special guest” at San Diego Comic-Con International, along with such icons as Stan Lee and Ray Bradbury. His essays have been featured in National Geographic, the BBC, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Earth & Sky, Today’s Parent, and many others.
The author has two grown children and lives in San Diego, California, with his wife and dog.