Who? Me!

Adam Rakunas is one funny SOB, and now everyone’s going to know it.
Daryl Gregory, award-winning author of Afterparty and We Are All Completely Fine


Hi, I'm Adam Rakunas. I've been writing stuff since 1996 and getting paid for it since 2008. It took a while to get from there to here, but the trip's been worth it. Along the way, I've worked as a video game engineer, a fast-food cashier, an IT consultant, a theater usher, a virtual world developer (remember that? I hope you don't, because that was, frankly, a weird and embarrassing time), a triathlon race director, a parking lot attendant, and a political engineer. Now I'm a stay-at-home parent. I like this job the best. When the kid's at school, I write science fiction and fantasy. You can read some of it here. My debut novel, Windswept, was nominated for the 2016 Philip K. Dick Award, so I got that going for me. I'm represented by Sam Morgan at JABberwocky Literary Agency.

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Road Trip!

Against my better judgement, I’m going back to California this weekend. See, I went to this college called Harvey Mudd, and, despite not graduating from there, I will return for my class’s twentieth reunion. The place has a powerful gravitational pull. Plus, someone said there would be strawberry donuts. I […]

Emerald City Comicon: Man, that’s a lot of people

I’m adverbially excited to be at this year’s Emerald City Comicon, because a) it sounds like a really fun time, b) it’s my first year as a fledgling pro, and c) it’s a short bus ride from home so I can flee when I’m at capacity and not have to […]

Like A Boss

In this breathless and hilarious followup to the Philip K. Dick Award-nominated Windswept, former labor organiser Padma’s worst nightmare comes true: she gets yanked out of early retirement.