Chuck Lesher was born in Kansas, raised in Colorado, graduated high school in Southern California, and then moved to Phoenix where he joined the Army. He spent the next four years in Maryland, Germany, and Texas. Upon returning to civilian life, Chuck earned a BS in Engineering Mechanics-Aerospace from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a MS in Materials Science from Arizona State University. After graduation, Chuck worked at Space Data/Orbital Sciences Corporation designing, building, and launching rockets and high altitude weather balloons. Later, he served as Quality Assurance Manager for Hybrid Design Associates in Tempe, a small manufacturing company that specializes in harsh-environment electronic assemblies.
Chuck is married to a wonderful woman with three grown kids and five grandchildren. He writes Speculative Fiction under his full name, Charles Lee Lesher and his debut novel, Evolution’s Child, was selected as 2007’s Best of the Moon Fiction by the Lunar Library. Check out his website at: http://www.charleslesher.com