Jason Rekulak, author of The Impossible Fortress joins me today. In this episode we talk about Jason’s love of computers as an adolescent, how he thought this would be his career path until he stumbled onto writing, changing focus in college, journalism, working for a Big Five publisher, working for the Book of the Month Club, founding Quirk Books, how being in the right place at the right time with the right book set his young company up for future success, creating the literary mashup genre with Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, and his new book The Impossible Fortress.
About Jason Rekulak:
Jason Rekulak was born and raised in New Jersey. He has worked for many years at Quirk Books, where he edits a variety of fiction and nonfiction. He lives in Philadelphia with his wife and two children. The Impossible Fortress is his first novel. Jason has acquired and edited a number of Quirk favorites, including the #1 New York Times bestseller Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, the Edgar Award-winning mystery The Last Policeman, and the insane literary mash-up Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. He also oversees our spectacular team of editors and designers.
Play The Impossible Fortess game at http://jasonrekulak.com/game/
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