A freelancer in book production for forty years, Chet Gottfried lives with his wife Sue, and their three ex-feral cats, in State College, Pennsylvania. He is an active member of SFWA, with stories in Jim Baen's Universe, Aboriginal SF, and Asimov's SF, along with numerous fantasy, science fiction, and horror stories in small press and online publications. In 1984, Space & Time published his SF novel The Steel Eye to introduce its book line.
For 2014, in addition to ReAnimus Press producing The Gilded Basilisk, Zetabella Publishing is producing Chet's young adult fantasy novel, Einar and the Cursed City.
Chet's website www.lookoutnow.com features over a thousand pages covering his nature photography, cartoons, and games, as well as travelogues from his trips to the UK Lake District, Iceland, and the U.S. Southwest.