Chris, the Story Reading Ape presents an overview of my writing career and my writing.
My name is David Lee Summers and I’m an author, editor, and astronomer who lives in Las Cruces, New Mexico, near the site of Billy the Kid’s trial. Every other week, I commute to Kitt Peak National Observatory outside of Tucson, Arizona where I operate the two largest optical telescopes on the mountain, the Mayall 4-meter and the WIYN 3.5-meter. I’m also the author of eight novels of various speculative genres, editor of three anthologies, and I edited a magazine of speculative fiction for twenty years.
My mom’s family settled in New Mexico before statehood and my dad’s family moved to the state just before World War II. So I have a deep connection to the region and this no doubt explains my interest in Southwestern United States history. My dad worked for Santa Fe railroad and as a consequence, I was actually born and raised in California, but I…
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