Patrick Chiles

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Author

Patrick Chiles began his writing career with the self-published novels Perigee and Farside, which were acquired by Baen Books in 2016. His subsequent novels, 2020’s Frozen Orbit and 2021’s Frontier, have established him as a rising talent in realistic, near-future science fiction. Having a fascination with practical space travel and a love for Cold War technothrillers, his novels feature plausible technology while leveraging his military and airline experience to create stories with engaging, relatable characters on astonishing adventures: “ordinary people, doing extraordinary things.” He contributed to the 2021 anthology, World Breakers, with Larry Correia and David Weber, and will be featured in two more upcoming anthologies: Worlds Long Lost with Orson Scott Card and Christopher Ruocchio, and Under a Crimson Sun with D. J. Butler and Monalisa Foster. Escape Orbit, the sequel to Frozen Orbit, will be released in 2023.


Patrick graduated from The Citadel in 1986 and went on to serve in the Marine Corps until 1993. After a career in managing airline and business aviation operations, he now works for an aviation safety consultancy when he is not writing novels. He currently resides in central Ohio with his wife and two lethargic dachshunds.

Day
Start
Location
Name of Event
Fri
5:00 PM
CC - Ballroom E
Opening Ceremonies
Fri
6:00 PM
M - Lookout Mountain
Reading: Patrick Chiles & Sandra Medlock
Fri
9:00 PM
M - Authors/Artists Alley
Authors/Artist Alley: David Coe/D.B. Jackson, Kevin Steverson, Jon Osborne, Gini Koch, Patrick Chiles
Sat
10:00 AM
CC - Mtg Rm 6
Establishing an Enduring Presence on Mars: Mission (Will be Recorded)
Sat
2:00 PM
CC - Ballroom E
Baen Travelling Road Show
Sat
5:00 PM
M - Plaza Ballroom
Autograph Session: David B. Coe/D.B. Jackson, Marina Fontaine, Patrick Chiles
Sat
6:30 PM
CC - Mtg Rms 9 & 10
Baen Reception - Private Event
Sat
9:00 PM
M - Authors/Artists Alley
Author's Alley: Doug Burbey, Melisa Todd, G. Scott Huggins, J.D. Beckwith, John Van Stry, Patrick Chiles
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Escape Orbit

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Frontier

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BattleSpace

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Frozen Orbit