J. Wesley works as a science fiction and fantasy author and also in the international relations sphere. He has served as an airborne infantryman, military intelligence crypto-linguist, NGO worker, political campaign staffer, teacher, and historian. He holds an MA in History from the University of South Florida, and knows everything that won’t get you a job.

His areas of expertise include:

  • Novel writing
  • Migration history and theory
  • Modern U.S. History
  • Global energy economics
  • Renewable energy policy
  • Ukrainian history and culture
  • Reporting
  • Contemporary politics

He has previously lived and worked in Kenya, Ukraine, and The Bahamas.  He speaks good Russian, along with survival French and Swahili. He is the husband of one lovely wife and the doting father of six children.

J. Wesley is currently completing edits on The Breaking of Jandaria, the first book in the Piercing of the Veil fantasy series.