Author Guest of Honor
Bill Forstchen is an assistant professor of history at Montreat College, Montreat NC. Attending
Purdue University from 1989-1994 he hold a Ph.D. in American History, with a specialization
in the American Civil War. Bill first novel The Ice Prophet (Del Rey Books) was published
in 1983. Bill main project of late has been his best selling Lost Regiment series (Roc
Books) with eight volumes that follow the adventures of a Civil War regiment from Maine the
is straded on another world inhabited by aliens who view guests for dinner. Billís hobbies
include civil War reenacting, scuba diving, and being academic mentor to your con-chair.
Bill attended several InConjunctions while going to Purdue, his favorite experience being
the honor of sharing a bottle of champagne with his idol and rolemodel L. Sprague de Camp.