Vivienne Raper is a freelance journalist with a PhD in satellite engineering who somehow ended up writing about biomedical science for a living. My fiction is unsurprisingly hard SF, but with a smattering of mil-SF and crime-thriller. Outside of writing, I enjoy renovating a crumbling Victorian house in London.
Roundtable discussion of The Founder Effect – an anthology of interstellar colonization. Dr. Rob Hampson and Sandra Medlock – editors of The Founder Effect – lead a discussion of the shared world of Cistercia with contributors: Monalisa Foster, Chris Kennedy, Les Johnson, David Weber, Mark H. Wandrey, DJ Butler, Dr. Brent M. Roeder, Christopher L. Smith, Cathe Smith, Sarah Hoyt, Dan Hoyt, Dr. Vivienne Raper – and joined by Brad Torgersen toward the end of the panel.