Meet the Presenters 2010 - Jay Lake

Today's presenter is brand new to our SiWC family, and we're very pleased to have him with us.

Say hello to Jay Lake.

Jay lives in Portland, Oregon, where he works on numerous writing and editing projects. His 2010 books are Pinion from Tor Books, The Baby Killers from PS Publishing, and The Sky That Wraps from Subterranean Press. His short fiction appears regularly in literary and genre markets worldwide. Jay is a winner of the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer, and a multiple nominee for the Hugo and World Fantasy Awards.

Jay maintains a regular blog on his website at

Welcome, Jay!


Jay is not only a talented and prolific writer but he is currently going through chemo for a reoccurance of metastatic colon cancer. Jay blogs openly about writing, work, life, parenting and of coursec, his experience with surgery and chemotherapy. He holds nothing back choosing to share his experience openly and with such honesty that is rarely seen anywhere.

In so doing, he's helped many other cancer patients, survivors, and their families.

Yay for selecting Jay lake this year.
Thank you.