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About Me

If we’re meeting for the first time:  I’m Andrew Liptak, a writer and journalist who’s spent the last decade writing about science fiction, military history, popular culture, and technology. I’m the author of the forthcoming book Cosplay: A History (Saga Press, 2022), and I’ve written for places like Clarkesworld Magazine, Gizmodo, io9, Kirkus Reviews, Lifehacker, Slate, Tor.com, VentureBeat, The Verge, and other publications.

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