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Robert T. Jeschonek

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Robert T. Jeschonek

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Full Name: Robert T. Jeschonek
Born: September 12, 1965
Occupation: Writer
Nationality: American


Robert T. Jeschonek is an American writer and author of essays, articles, comic books, and podcasts. He writes fiction in a wide range of genres, including fantasy, humor, literary, mystery, science fiction, and super-heroes. His work is intended for young readers, young adults, and adult readers.

His young adult urban fantasy novel, My Favorite Band Does Not Exist, was published in 2011 by Clarion Books. It was named a Top Ten First Novel for Youth by Booklist and won first place in the Teen/Young Adult category of the 2012 Forward National Literature Awards. His science fiction thriller, Day 9, won first place in the Fiction: Cross-Genre category of the 2013 International Book Awards. Jeschonek also won the 2013 Scribe Award for Best Original Novel from the International Association of Media and Tie-In Writers for his alternate history novel Tannhäuser: Rising Sun, Falling Shadows.

Jeschonek's credits include Star Trek Ties published by Pocket Books and Doctor Who Ties from Big Finish. Jeschonek's work appeared in three volumes of Star Trek: Strange New Worlds, winning the grand prize in Volume VI.

Jeschonek is based in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. He attended the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, where he served as editor-in-chief of the campus newspaper, The Advocate.

Jeschonek was also part of the group that published Flood City Comics in the mid-1980s. Flood City Comics was billed as the first comic book series published and sold in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. The series ran five issues, numbered backward from 100 (reverting to a forward-numbered sequence with the fourth issue), and featured stories by local writers and artists. Jeschonek edited four of the five issues and contributed stories including "Johnstown Man" (a local superhero) and "Chow World" (adventures on a planet of talking food).

Works in the WWEnd Database

 Star Trek: Starfleet Corps of Engineers

 12. (2010)