Jacob Gowans is a dentist for the Indian Health Services residing in Arizona. He is husband to a beautiful wife, and father to four cute children. He shuns all pets. When not working or writing, he enjoys watching sports, reading, running, acting, listening to a variety of music, kissing his wife, internet shopping, and chasing his kids around the house. He is passionate about board games, both old and new.
Psion Beta was his first novel, followed by Psion Gamma, Psion Delta, and Flight from Blithmore. He is currently working on books in both the Psion series and the Storyteller series. He is also planning Unknown, a second series set in the Psion world. His favorite bands are Angels and Airwaves and The Killers. His favorite book is Alexandre Dumas' The Count of Monte Cristo, and thinks the greatest film ever made is Dead Poets Society. He reads comics, mainly Spider-man, Batman, The Far Side, and Calvin and Hobbes.
He was raised in Papillion, Nebraska, served a two-year mission in Baltimore, graduated from Brigham Young University in 2007 with a Bachelor of Arts in theater studies, and moved to Cleveland shortly thereafter. In 2011, he graduated from dental school at Case Western Reserve University.
He roots heartily for BYU sports, the New York Yankees, and Jimmer.
He dreams of going to another country, seeing the Yankees play in every baseball stadium in America, and getting more involved in creating motion pictures. He would love to explore comic book and screenplay writing.
He believes there is no greater responsibility than his family, and no better way to live than with love for all mankind.