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Keith R. A. DeCandido.


Running Time: 1 hour 40 minutes
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Since the release of the Starfleet Corps of Engineers e-book Fatal Error in 2000, Keith R.A. DeCandido has become one of the most influential authors in the Star Trek literary universe. His hand can especially be seen in the development of the Klingons through the I.K.S Gorkon novels, the bridging of Insurrection and Nemesis in A Time for War, A Time for Peace, and in fleshing out the Federation political system in Articles of the Federation.

In this episode of Literary Treks we’re joined by DeCandido to discuss how he got involved in writing the Star Trek expanded universe, his love of Hikaru Sulu, and even how the Klingons got their ridges back.

In our news segment we cover the upcoming Star Trek Visual Dictionary from Dorling Kindersley, Mike and Denise Okuda’s Onboard the Enterprise-D reference book, a new five-book series in development titled The Fall, James Swallow’s The Stuff of Dreams, Dayton Ward’s From History’s Shadow, a complete John Byrne comic collection, and Brannon Braga’s HIVE.


Star Trek Visual Dictionary Coming from Dorling Kindersley
Mike and Denise Okuda Take You Back Onboard the USS Enterprise
James Swallow and The Stuff of Dreams
Dayton Ward Reveals More About From History’s Shadow
The Complete John Byne Star Trek Comics Collection in Hardcover
Behind the Delays of HIVE #3

Feature: Keith R. A. DeCandido

How The Klingons Got Their Grooves Back
A Time to… Wrap Things Up
On the Abramsverse
Articles of the Federation
Writing Q
Coming Back to Star Trek?
The State of Trek Novels
What Does Keith Read?
Keith’s Upcoming Projects


Matthew Rushing and Christopher Jones


Keith R. A. DeCandido


Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) Norman C. Lao (Executive Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Charlynn Schmiedt (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Richard Marquez (Production Manager) Will Nguyen (Content Manager) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Will Nguyen (Associate Producer) Brandon-Shea Mutala (Associate Producer) Bruce Gibson (Associate Producer)