Matt Bille is a novelist, science writer, naturalist, and historian from Colorado Springs. A former Air Force officer, he has over 30 publications on scientific topics including the NASA-sponsored history The First Space Race: Launching the World’s First Satellites (2004). He wrote two books on mystery animals, Rumors of Existence (1995) and Shadows of Existence (2006) and has appeared on TV programs on cryptozoology. He's also written two novels, The Dolmen and Raven’s Quest, with the Crichton-style thriller Apex Predator in progress. He’s an expert on the prehistoric armored fish Dunkleosteus and pops up at cons as wizard Harry Dresden.