Gary Paul Bryant is an imaginative force in science fiction and speculative literature, with an eclectic array of works ranging from “The StringShip Chronicles“, to”Reworld” and then to children’s lit like “The First Ride: The Real Story of Santa Claus.” His background in technology consultancy and interactive media has infused his writing with a unique sense of innovation and creativity. Gary Paul Bryant writes to explore and to entertain, consistently delivering stories that resonate with and captivate his audience.
Gary began building rocket ships from old washing machines in his parent’s backyard. In the 1980s, he invented the original joystick port for Commodore Computer Inc and later programmed the first digital synthesis office suite, TalkTools for the Amiga platform. After several years working for a Palo Alto technology consultancy and before spawning dozens of web brands and businesses, Gary founded Time Pilot, a pre-Web interactive gaming magazine. Futurist, tech nerd, and perennial kid@heart, Gary continues writing science-fiction stories and playing music.
An award-winning musician, songwriter, and composer, his songwriting encompasses everything from world fusion to jazz, rock and new classical. He has composed a wide variety of multimedia including video, radio, podcasts, television, and web projects.
Gary has produced several albums including WildLife, Big World, and Imaginary Piano. Since the mid-90s, his songs have been streamed by Spotify, iTunes, and Amazon millions of times. Over nine-thousand YouTube videos have used his music. He’s been nominated twice for Hollywood Music in Media Awards, he is an eight-time ASCAP Award winner and finalist in the International Songwriting Contest. He’s an author of hundreds of songs, with 21 CD releases.
Gary is a member of the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP). He is also a voting member of The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (GRAMMY).