Joe Ollinger grew up in a small swamp town in Florida. After graduating from USC, he worked for several years as a reader and story analyst for Academy Award Winning Filmmaker Oliver Stone. Currently residing in Los Angeles, he was a semifinalist in the Nicholl Fellowships in screenwriting. He works as an attorney when he's not writing.
The reader will root for Taryn as she gradually learns the full impact of her actions and desperately tries to make changes in this uniquely realized world. --Booklist, starred review Hollywood script reader Ollinger turns to writing with a gut-punching debut...a well-wrought landscape poised between rising and ruin round out this bleak but energized story that will satisfy fans of darker SF. --Publishers Weekly