Peter Tieryas is the author of Mecha Samurai Empire and United States of Japan, which won Japan's top science fiction award, the Seiun. He's written for Kotaku, S-F Magazine, Tor.com, and ZYZZYVA. He's also been a technical writer for LucasArts and a visual effects artist at Sony, and currently works in feature animation.
Praise for Mecha Samurai Empire Intermixing the experience of cinema, literature, anime, comics, and gaming, this is the new generation of Science Fiction we've been waiting for! --Hideo Kojima, Game Creator The characters are truly compelling and the world Tieryas created is a joy to discover. And if you come for the giant robots, Mecha Samurai Empire has all kinds and the best robot combat you'll ever read. Seriously, this is a whole new kind of badass. --Sylvain Neuvel, author of Sleeping Giants Fascinating and entertaining....I caught myself thinking about the book long after I read it. --Taylor Anderson, New York Times bestselling author of the Destroyermen series A spectacular and thought-provoking rollercoaster ride. --August Cole, Co-Author of Ghost Fleet: A Novel of the Next World War Extremely fun, intriguing, thrilling, and well written; Mecha Samurai Empire is a one of a kind story that will entice the imagination of any and all who read it. --Geek Nerd Net Tieryas perfectly balances humor, action, and romance. --Publishers Weekly Readers will find themselves caught up in Tieryas' thought-provoking world. --Booklist Praise for Peter Tieryas and United States of Japan A searing vision of the persistence of hope in the face of brutality, United States of Japan is utterly brilliant. --Ken Liu, Hugo, Nebula, and World Fantasy winner and author of The Grace of Kings A perfect patchwork of multiple sci-fi and anime subgenres rolled into one novel. --Esquire This is a darkly fun, clever, and unrelentingly ambitious book. --Kameron Hurley, Hugo Award-winner and author of The Mirror Empire